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SubjectRe: Getting past the 16-bit dev_t limitation.
"H. Peter Anvin" wrote:
>
> Followup to: <39C1637B.8945251A@kahuna.cag.cpqcorp.net>
> By author: John Byrne <jbyrne@kahuna.cag.cpqcorp.net>
> In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
> >
> > Anyway, one of the things I was hoping to find out by going to
> > linux-kernel was if there was anything other than devfs in the offing:
> > such a larger dev_t. So if anyone wants to chime in on things other than
> > devfs, I'd certainly like to hear about it.
> >
>
> A larger dev_t is a "must have" item for 2.5.

And devfs doesn't provide NOTHING to facilitate it...

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