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1<?xml version='1.0' encoding="UTF-8"?> 1<?xml version='1.0' encoding="UTF-8"?>
2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/devfs-guide.xml,v 1.3 2003/11/15 00:35:18 neysx Exp $ --> 2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/devfs-guide.xml,v 1.4 2003/11/19 05:40:27 swift Exp $ -->
3 3
4<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd"> 4<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
5 5
6<guide link="/doc/en/devfs-guide.xml"> 6<guide link="/doc/en/devfs-guide.xml">
7<title>Device File System Guide</title> 7<title>Device File System Guide</title>
8<author title="Author"> 8<author title="Author">
9 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail> 9 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail>
10</author> 10</author>
11<author title="Reviewer"> 11<author title="Reviewer">
12 <mail link="seemant@gentoo.org">Seemant Kulleen</mail> 12 <mail link="seemant@gentoo.org">Seemant Kulleen</mail>
13</author> 13</author>
14 14
15<abstract> 15<abstract>
16In this document you'll find information on what devfs is really about 16In this document you'll find information on what devfs is really about
17and how to work with it. 17and how to work with it.
18</abstract> 18</abstract>
19
19<version>0.1</version> 20<version>0.1</version>
20<date>September 11, 2003</date> 21<date>September 11, 2003</date>
22
21<license/> 23<license/>
24
22<chapter> 25<chapter>
23<title>What is devfs?</title> 26<title>What is devfs?</title>
24
25<section> 27<section>
26<title>The (good?) old days</title> 28<title>The (good?) old days</title>
27<body> 29<body>
28 30
29<p> 31<p>
75fifth terminal). 77fifth terminal).
76</p> 78</p>
77 79
78</body> 80</body>
79</section> 81</section>
80
81<section> 82<section>
82<title>The problems</title> 83<title>The problems</title>
83<body> 84<body>
84 85
85<p> 86<p>
145since there are no limits anymore (numbers always have boundaries :) 146since there are no limits anymore (numbers always have boundaries :)
146</p> 147</p>
147 148
148</body> 149</body>
149</section> 150</section>
150
151</chapter> 151</chapter>
152
152<chapter> 153<chapter>
153<title>Navigating through the device tree</title> 154<title>Navigating through the device tree</title>
154
155<section> 155<section>
156<title>Directories</title> 156<title>Directories</title>
157<body> 157<body>
158 158
159<p> 159<p>
229</p> 229</p>
230 230
231</body> 231</body>
232</section> 232</section>
233</chapter> 233</chapter>
234
234<chapter> 235<chapter>
235<title>Administrating the device tree</title> 236<title>Administrating the device tree</title>
236
237<section> 237<section>
238<title>Restarting devfsd</title> 238<title>Restarting devfsd</title>
239<body> 239<body>
240 240
241<p> 241<p>
265# <i>killall -s SIGHUP devfsd</i> 265# <i>killall -s SIGHUP devfsd</i>
266</pre> 266</pre>
267 267
268</body> 268</body>
269</section> 269</section>
270
271<section> 270<section>
272<title>Removing compatibility symlinks</title> 271<title>Removing compatibility symlinks</title>
273<body> 272<body>
274 273
275<warn> 274<warn>
292You need to reboot your system for the changes to take affect. 291You need to reboot your system for the changes to take affect.
293</p> 292</p>
294 293
295</body> 294</body>
296</section> 295</section>
297
298<section> 296<section>
299<title>Removing autoload functionality</title> 297<title>Removing autoload functionality</title>
300<body> 298<body>
301 299
302<p> 300<p>
309LOOKUP .* MODLOAD 307LOOKUP .* MODLOAD
310</pre> 308</pre>
311 309
312</body> 310</body>
313</section> 311</section>
314
315</chapter> 312</chapter>
313
316<chapter> 314<chapter>
317<title>Permission Related Items</title> 315<title>Permission Related Items</title>
318<section> 316<section>
319<title>Set/change permissions using PAM</title> 317<title>Set/change permissions using PAM</title>
320<body> 318<body>
397field. 395field.
398</p> 396</p>
399 397
400</body> 398</body>
401</section> 399</section>
402
403<section> 400<section>
404<title>Set/change permissions with devfsd</title> 401<title>Set/change permissions with devfsd</title>
405<body> 402<body>
406 403
407<p> 404<p>
430The fifth field contains the permissions of the device file. 427The fifth field contains the permissions of the device file.
431</p> 428</p>
432 429
433</body> 430</body>
434</section> 431</section>
435
436<section> 432<section>
437<title>Manually set permissions and have devfsd save it</title> 433<title>Manually set permissions and have devfsd save it</title>
438<body> 434<body>
439 435
440<p> 436<p>
519Daniel Robbins has written a set of articles for IBM's DeveloperWorks 515Daniel Robbins has written a set of articles for IBM's DeveloperWorks
520about Advanced filesystems. Three of them are about devfs: 516about Advanced filesystems. Three of them are about devfs:
521</p> 517</p>
522 518
523<ul> 519<ul>
524<li><uri 520 <li>
525link="http://www-106.ibm.com/developerworks/linux/library/l-fs4/">Introduction 521 <uri link="http://www-106.ibm.com/developerworks/linux/library/l-fs4/">
526to devfs</uri></li> 522 Introduction to devfs</uri>
527<li><uri 523 </li>
524 <li>
528link="http://www-106.ibm.com/developerworks/linux/library/l-fs5/">Setting 525 <uri link="http://www-106.ibm.com/developerworks/linux/library/l-fs5/">
529up devfs</uri></li> 526 Setting up devfs</uri>
530<li><uri 527 </li>
528 <li>
531link="http://www-106.ibm.com/developerworks/linux/library/l-fs6/">Implementing 529 <uri link="http://www-106.ibm.com/developerworks/linux/library/l-fs6/">
532devfs</uri></li> 530 Implementing devfs</uri>
531 </li>
533</ul> 532</ul>
534 533
535</body> 534</body>
536</section> 535</section>
537</chapter> 536</chapter>

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