From: Jakma, Paul (Paul.Jakma at domain compaq.com)
Date: Thu 17 Feb 2000 - 13:00:44 GMT
> On Thu, 17 Feb 2000, Dave Airlie wrote:
> I'm with you on that Dave - somebody must have applied a
> hammer to Linus,
> as I think he was set against it.
linus never really expressed an opinion, but other notable kernel guru's
like H Peter Anvin and Alexander Viro hated the idea. Alan Cox liked it in
principle, but wasn't sure about the namespace/implementation. however over
the last few devfs patches, a lot of changes are noted with "as requested by
even weirder, hpa has just posted in the p6 microcode thread something to
the effect of "devfs is better for <location for microcode driver inode>".
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