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SubjectRe: Larger dev_t
> Device numbers have to be uniqe only during one power on -> run ->
> power off cycle. For the rest applications should store device
> names instead anyway. The applications, that don't are buggy by
> defintion.

Device numbers/names have to be constant in order to detect disk layout changes
across boots.


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