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SubjectRe: possible SCSI device numbering solution
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Followup to:  <199606252322.TAA28726@snowdon.ccs.neu.edu>
By author: Albert Cahalan <albert@ccs.neu.edu>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
>
> 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.]

-hpa

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