[plug] Backup of a disk

Earnshaw, Mike earnshawm at wa.switch.aust.com
Fri Apr 14 11:24:19 WST 2000


<newbie on>
> > Also, is it true 2.4 will do away with /dev, which will be 
> replaced by a
> > filesystem like /proc which will be maintained by the 
> kernel depending on
> > what devices you have?
> If you choose to, yes. It's called devfs.
> If you prefer, you can stick with the old method.

Would someone mind explaining if this ability to change the fs structure is
a good or bad thing? I only see the advantage of it being dynamic, so I
won't have upteem /sdX when I don't have any SCSI devices.

<newbie off>



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