This would have fixed the NFS problem, at least, although not the udev
hole (as udev would have created the node in /dev, which would have had
(More evilly still, if you indicate this in the superblock and have it be
set at mkfs time --- also not problematic for your average system with a
tmpfs /dev --- this lets us recycle the now-unused st_rdev field in the
inode for something else. Not a huge saving, true, but it *is* a saving,
and there are a *lot* of inodes on your average system.)
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