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SubjectRe: possible SCSI device numbering solution
Followup to:  <>
By author: Albert Cahalan <>
In newsgroup:
> Break up device numbers on nibble boundries for readability.
> controller:4
> bus:4
> device:8
> lun:8
> partition:4
> Hmmm, that is only 28 bits. Did I miss something? If SCSI, IDE,
> and all the weird stuff gets unified naming, then 36 bits are left
> over! Even with 8-bit partition numbers, 32 bits is enough.

Major number maybe?! [And no, we are *NOT* getting rid of the major number.]


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