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SubjectRe: Dynamic allocation of char majors in the new world order
Yesterday I done wrote:

> The new register_chrdev_region() and cdev_* functions are reasonably easy
> to get a grasp of, for the most part. But I'm curious about one thing:
> what do you do if you want to use the new functions with dynamic major
> number allocation?

Well, I'm a little slow, but it is possible for things to seep into my
brain eventually. Further review of the source makes it clear that the
dynamic allocation case is what alloc_chrdev_region() is for.

Look for a new article in the driver porting series shortly...


Jonathan Corbet
Executive editor,
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