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From: Ray Leyva <rayleyva@...>
Subject: Re: Device File System
Date: 23 Jan 2002 09:10:27 -0800
John,
In menuconfig, at the top "Code maturity level options --->" turn on "*"
"Prompt for development and/or incomplete code/drivers".

Then go to the 8th item from the bottom "File Systems", between
"Multimedia devices" and "Console drivers".  2/3rds of the way to the
bottom on this list is "/proc file ...", "/dev file" ... you want to
turn on "*" "/dev file system support (EXPERIMENTAL)".  I don't know if
"Automatically mount at boot" is required, but I have it turned on "*". 
Hope this helps.

Ray
On Wed, 2002-01-23 at 08:46, John Copeland wrote:
> 12. Installalling the kernel and system logger
>  says to enable the "Device File sysem"  I can't find a reference to DEVFS anywhere in the menuconfig.  If I look at the .config file I find CONFIG_DEVFS_FS is not set, CONFIG_DEVFS_MOUNT is not set immediately after CONFIG_PROC_FS=y.
> 
> This is my 2nd run at this.  The first compile would not work; said kernel needs devfs and it wasn't compiled in.
> 
> Can someone help here?  Am I missing something?
> 
> Thanks,
> John Copeland


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-- John Copeland
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