Re: 2.5 and devfs versioning

Christoph Hellwig (
Sun, 13 Jul 2003 10:25:43 +0100

On Sun, Jul 13, 2003 at 11:32:46AM +0400, Andrey Borzenkov wrote:
> {pts/2}% dmesg | head -1
> Linux version 2.5.75-1borsmp ...
> {pts/2}% dmesg | grep devfs
> Kernel command line: BOOT_IMAGE=2575-1borsmp ro root=345 devfs=mount
> devfs: v1.22 (20021013) Richard Gooch (
> well, this is not quite correct to put it mildly. It has been so much changed
> that IMHO it needs own version just to avoid confusion.

Just rip out the whole printk then. Componentes that are maintained inside
the kernel tree don't need version numbers.

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