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SubjectRe: adding scsi devices

On 20 Dec, Alan Cox wrote:
> > The real problem is that there isn't enough space in the 8-bit minor
> > device number space to address the controller, bus, ID, and LUN bits.
> > When we move to using a 32-bit minor device number, it will make a
> > scheme like this much easier to do under Linux.
> Anyone have any opinions when we should stop talking about >256fds, and
> 32bit device numbers and bite the bullet and add them ?
> Alan

I vote for now. ;-)

Tyson D Sawyer <>
Senior Systems Engineer
Real World Interface, Inc.

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