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SubjectRe: Minor numbers
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Followup to:  <E14zJmj-0000p3-00@the-village.bc.nu>
By author: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
>
> > > 20:12 is more common
> >
> > Which is major, which is minor?
>
> 20bit major
>

Surely you're jesting?

12 bit major, 20 bit minor is the only logical split. The need for
minors (think individual disks) is much greater than the need for
majors.

-hpa
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