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    SubjectRE: [linux-usb] Re: USB device allocation
    On Fri, 8 Oct 1999, Khimenko Victor wrote:
    > RJ> The Unix-like kernel knows only major/minor device numbers, not names.
    > Which POSIX standard says how unix-like kernel acts inside ???

    I'm beginning to wonder why we're still fumbling around with the
    major/minor concept. Is there any compelling reason for it other than
    "thats the way we've always done it since 1970's, and 640k is enough ram
    for anyone"?

    -Dan


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