svn commit: r41814 - head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/basics

Eitan Adler eadler at FreeBSD.org
Sat Jun 1 16:12:14 UTC 2013


Author: eadler
Date: Sat Jun  1 16:12:14 2013
New Revision: 41814
URL: http://svnweb.freebsd.org/changeset/doc/41814

Log:
  There is no need to explicitly mention the lack of a need to create device nodes.

Modified:
  head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/basics/chapter.xml

Modified: head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/basics/chapter.xml
==============================================================================
--- head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/basics/chapter.xml	Sat Jun  1 15:44:45 2013	(r41813)
+++ head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/basics/chapter.xml	Sat Jun  1 16:12:14 2013	(r41814)
@@ -2388,26 +2388,6 @@ Swap: 256M Total, 38M Used, 217M Free, 1
     <para>Most devices in a &os; must be accessed through special
       files called device nodes, which are located in
       <filename class="directory">/dev</filename>.</para>
-
-    <sect2>
-      <title>Creating Device Nodes</title>
-
-      <para>When adding a new device to your system, or compiling
-	in support for additional devices, new device nodes must
-	be created.</para>
-
-      <sect3>
-	<title><literal>DEVFS</literal> (DEVice File System)</title>
-
-	<para> The device file system, <literal>DEVFS</literal>,
-	  provides access to the kernel's device namespace in the
-	  global file system namespace.  Instead of having to
-	  manually create and modify device nodes,
-	  <literal>DEVFS</literal> automatically maintains this
-	  particular file system.  Refer to &man.devfs.5; for
-	  more information.</para>
-      </sect3>
-    </sect2>
   </sect1>
 
   <sect1 id="binary-formats">


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