svn commit: r212314 - stable/8/share/man/man4

Ed Schouten ed at
Wed Sep 8 08:03:09 UTC 2010

Author: ed
Date: Wed Sep  8 08:03:08 2010
New Revision: 212314

  MFC r212087:
    Remove reference to device minor numbers in psm(4) man page.
    The number returned by stat(2) is generated automatically, so it is not
    possible to deduce whether the device is blocking or not.

Directory Properties:
  stable/8/share/man/man4/   (props changed)

Modified: stable/8/share/man/man4/psm.4
--- stable/8/share/man/man4/psm.4	Wed Sep  8 07:30:46 2010	(r212313)
+++ stable/8/share/man/man4/psm.4	Wed Sep  8 08:03:08 2010	(r212314)
@@ -179,22 +179,6 @@ The driver has an internal variable whic
 the acceleration.
 Its value can be modified via the driver flag
 or via an ioctl call.
-.Ss Device Number
-The minor device number of the
-is made up of:
-.Bd -literal -offset indent
-minor = (`unit' << 1) | `non-blocking'
-where `unit' is the device number (usually 0) and the `non-blocking' bit
-is set to indicate ``do not block waiting for mouse input,
-return immediately''.
-The `non-blocking' bit should be set for \fIXFree86\fP,
-therefore the minor device number usually used for \fIXFree86\fP is 1.
-for device node names.
 .Ss Kernel Configuration Options
 There are following kernel configuration options to control the
@@ -670,8 +654,7 @@ movement counts as described in
 .It Pa /dev/psm0
 `non-blocking' device node
 .It Pa /dev/bpsm0
-`blocking' device node under
-.Em devfs .
+`blocking' device node
 In order to install the

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