How to symlink devfs devices?
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Wed Jul 8 21:46:12 UTC 2009
On Wed, 08 Jul 2009 07:33:42 -0500, "Sagara Wijetunga" <sagara at tomahawk.com.sg> wrote:
> Is it possible to create a symlink to a device and use the symlink in place
> of the real device name in FreeBSD, especially in version 7.2?
> 1. A disk
> /dev/camera -> /dev/da0s1
> 2. A network device
> re0 -> lan0
That's no problem: Use the "link" statement: "link <source> <target>",
link da0s1 camera
link re0 lan0
in you /etc/devfs.conf file. See the manual page for this file for
more information, or see the example entries in this file.
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