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authorGreg Kroah-Hartman <>2005-06-20 21:15:16 -0700
committerGreg Kroah-Hartman <>2006-06-26 12:25:09 -0700
commit890fbae2818a045350b8d1e3bda61ceb88ff1d17 (patch)
treecf57a61841780ed1ab6bffa3ea0bf7d8cdd999d0 /Documentation/Changes
parent331b831983f9d706f4a40d08a996d5c2c7a6ea7b (diff)
[PATCH] devfs: Last little devfs cleanups throughout the kernel tree.
Just removes a few unused #defines and fixes some comments due to devfs now being gone. Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
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@@ -181,8 +181,8 @@ Intel IA32 microcode
A driver has been added to allow updating of Intel IA32 microcode,
-accessible as both a devfs regular file and as a normal (misc)
-character device. If you are not using devfs you may need to:
+accessible as a normal (misc) character device. If you are not using
+udev you may need to:
mkdir /dev/cpu
mknod /dev/cpu/microcode c 10 184
@@ -201,7 +201,9 @@ with programs using shared memory.
udev is a userspace application for populating /dev dynamically with
-only entries for devices actually present. udev replaces devfs.
+only entries for devices actually present. udev replaces the basic
+functionality of devfs, while allowing persistant device naming for
@@ -231,18 +233,13 @@ The PPP driver has been restructured to support multilink and to
enable it to operate over diverse media layers. If you use PPP,
upgrade pppd to at least 2.4.0.
-If you are not using devfs, you must have the device file /dev/ppp
+If you are not using udev, you must have the device file /dev/ppp
which can be made by:
mknod /dev/ppp c 108 0
as root.
-If you use devfsd and build ppp support as modules, you will need
-the following in your /etc/devfsd.conf file: