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From: "Sven Vermeulen (swift)" <swift@g.o>
To: gentoo-doc-cvs@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-doc-cvs] gentoo commit in xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook: hb-install-x86+amd64-kernel.xml
Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2012 18:02:32
Message-Id: 20120412155331.299912004B@flycatcher.gentoo.org
swift       12/04/12 15:53:31

  Modified:             hb-install-x86+amd64-kernel.xml
  Log:
  CONFIG_DEVTMPFS is also needed but not mentioned in handbook yet. Introducing for x86 and amd64... other arches should check if the requirement is for them valid as well and update accordingly

Revision  Changes    Path
1.47                 xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/hb-install-x86+amd64-kernel.xml

file : http://sources.gentoo.org/viewvc.cgi/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/hb-install-x86+amd64-kernel.xml?rev=1.47&view=markup
plain: http://sources.gentoo.org/viewvc.cgi/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/hb-install-x86+amd64-kernel.xml?rev=1.47&content-type=text/plain
diff : http://sources.gentoo.org/viewvc.cgi/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/hb-install-x86+amd64-kernel.xml?r1=1.46&r2=1.47

Index: hb-install-x86+amd64-kernel.xml
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RCS file: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/hb-install-x86+amd64-kernel.xml,v
retrieving revision 1.46
retrieving revision 1.47
diff -u -r1.46 -r1.47
--- hb-install-x86+amd64-kernel.xml	27 Mar 2012 17:47:19 -0000	1.46
+++ hb-install-x86+amd64-kernel.xml	12 Apr 2012 15:53:31 -0000	1.47
@@ -4,7 +4,7 @@
 <!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
 <!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
 
-<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/hb-install-x86+amd64-kernel.xml,v 1.46 2012/03/27 17:47:19 swift Exp $ -->
+<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/hb-install-x86+amd64-kernel.xml,v 1.47 2012/04/12 15:53:31 swift Exp $ -->
 
 <sections>
 
@@ -13,8 +13,8 @@
 explains how to configure your kernel.
 </abstract>
 
-<version>16</version>
-<date>2012-03-27</date>
+<version>17</version>
+<date>2012-04-12</date>
 
 <section>
 <title>Timezone</title>
@@ -202,6 +202,18 @@
 <body>
 
 <p>
+Next select <e>Maintain a devtmpfs file system to mount at /dev</e> so that
+critical device files are already available early in the boot process.
+</p>
+
+<pre caption="Enabling devtmpfs support">
+Device Drivers ---&gt;
+  Generic Driver Options ---&gt;
+    [*] Maintain a devtmpfs filesystem to mount at /dev
+    [ ]   Automount devtmpfs at /dev, after the kernel mounted the rootfs
+</pre>
+
+<p>
 Now go to <c>File Systems</c> and select support for the filesystems you use.
 <e>Don't</e> compile them as modules, otherwise your Gentoo system will not be
 able to mount your partitions. Also select <c>Virtual memory</c> and <c>/proc