sysfs and proc do I need both?
Posted on 2004-04-08
I just got done installing LFS 5.0 a little while ago with kernel-2.6.5. As you can see I didn't exactly follow the book, but I've built LFS before. Everything is currently working fine. However, I have both proc and sysfs mounted for everything to be ok. Do I need both? They seem sort of the same. I need sysfs for my wireless card to work, and I need proc for modprobe, lsmod, etc. to work to install the module for my card in the first place.
Basicly my two questions are:
1. Is there a patch for module-init-tools to use /sys, or hotplug to use /proc
2. Does it matter that they are both running (speed, mem usage, or just plain cleanliness)
Thanks for any help, or links.