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SubjectRe: possible SCSI device numbering solution
Followup to:  <01I67S3YRGW20022UX@VAX1.ROCKHURST.EDU>
By author: Aaron Ucko <>
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> I'm not sure how well this would work, but I imagine scsidev and initrd
> could make a really good combination.

They probably would. However, just solving the SCSI issue doesn't
deal with the overall problem of device number exhaustion. For SCSI
disks, for example, 15 partitions really isn't enough. 256 pty's
isn't really enough. We really do need at least a 32-bit dev_t.

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