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Date:      Mon, 29 Jan 2007 13:07:25 +0000
From:      Freminlins <>
To:        "Kris Kennaway" <>
Subject:   Re: mknod, devfs and FreeBSD
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On 28/01/07, Kris Kennaway <> wrote:
> I not understand this no sentence :)

Sorry, I didn't read what I typed. I meant to type "Was the effect of this
considered at all?"

What reasons, other than cosmetic, do you have for not wanting to do
> this?

Well, I am sure you would agree it is simpler to mknod for a small subset of
/dev than to mount a devfs. Also, it means I have to migrate my existing set
up which works perfectly as it is.

It isn't just cosmetic, it really is more awkward than running mknod. I take
your point that there's no technical reason not to do this, but it isn't



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