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SubjectRe: [PATCH] devices.txt bugs
Hi,

On Tue, Jan 02, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:

> This patch fixes two things:
>
> - Correct the minor numbers for the frame buffer devices. We have room for
> 32 frame buffers since about one year, with more room for future expansion
> to 256. (promised to go in by HPA on Fri, 24 Mar 2000 01:47:05 -0800).
>
> - Fix a typo in the minors for the A2232 serial card
>
> --- linux-2.4.0-current/Documentation/devices.txt.orig Mon Jan 1 23:30:06 2001
> +++ linux-2.4.0-current/Documentation/devices.txt Tue Jan 2 11:16:42 2001
> @@ -660,6 +660,12 @@
>
> 29 char Universal frame buffer
> 0 = /dev/fb0 First frame buffer
> + 1 = /dev/fb1 Second frame buffer
> + ...
> + 31 = /dev/fb31 32nd frame buffer
> +
> + Backward compatibility aliases {2.6}
> +
> 32 = /dev/fb1 Second frame buffer

How is this supposed to work? /dev/fb1 can either be 29,1 or 29,32. But
not both at the same time.

[...]

> Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@linux-m68k.org

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Hubert Mantel Goodbye, dots... /\\
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