Re: kernel-managed /dev, revisited

Graham Mitchell (
Sun, 13 Jul 1997 00:25:12 +0000

> labels in something like /dev/volumes (this would have to be done
> AFTER mounting root, of course) Then, patch mount to also look in
> /dev/volumes

Why not use /proc/volumes. Then you don't have to mount the root, and
indeed, you can use this to mount the root file system too.

Linux is like a Vorlon. It is incredibly powerful, gives terse,
cryptic answers and has a lot of things going on in the background.