mknod, devfs and FreeBSD

Freminlins freminlins at
Fri Jan 26 23:05:46 UTC 2007


On 26/01/07, Kris Kennaway <kris at> wrote:
> Set up and mount numerous devfs file systems ;)

That is exactly what I am trying to avoid. One of the servers has 1400 sites
on it, and I really don't want 1400 devfs mounts. If the only way to do this
now is by having so many devfs mounts I am better off not upgrading, and it
is very arugable that FreeBSD has lost some functionality by forcing such a

Really it's not hard, you just specify the devices you want with a
> simple devfs(8) ruleset.

It's not how hard it is, it's how untidy it is.



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