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    SubjectRe: Getting past the 16-bit dev_t limitation.
    "H. Peter Anvin" wrote:
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    > 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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