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The devfsd program is a daemon, run by the system boot, which can provide for intelligent management of device entries in the Device Filesystem (devfs). It is desirable to start the daemon at the beginning of the boot scripts, in particular before filesystem checks.

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Recent releases

  •  31 May 2002 06:17

    No changes have been submitted for this release.

    •  18 Feb 2002 22:50

      Release Notes: Ceasing to re-read the config file if signals other than SIGHUP are caught, and new sample configuration entries in devfsd.conf for PTY ownerships.

      •  15 Jan 2002 21:17

        Release Notes: Extended regular expressions are now supported in the config file. This version also features the improved makefile, better documentation, and better examples in the config file.

        •  15 Oct 2001 03:16

          Release Notes: Compatibility entries for Stallion serial driver, updated compatibility for joysticks, taking account of move from joystick/* to input/js*; support for SCSI disks 16 to 127, and updated compatibility entries for proposed Stallion serial driver and Rocketport.

          •  06 Feb 2001 13:34

            Release Notes: This release includes some workarounds for glibc 2.2, and handles cases where fsd [0:2] are closed already.


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