HEADSUP: linux dev_t emulation

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Thu Mar 10 22:21:59 PST 2005

In message <20050310222652.GA31757 at infradead.org>, Christoph Hellwig writes:
>On Thu, Mar 10, 2005 at 10:11:44PM +0100, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>> Linux has only 8 bit major + 8 bit minor dev_t.
>Not true anymore.  Current Linux has 12bit major and 20bit minor.

Well, that doesn't change the situation: the linuxolator has a task
to learn.

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