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SubjectRe: Why does the _DoubleTalk card_ not have a major assigned?
On Wed, Dec 04, 2002 at 04:50:50PM -0500, Nicolas Pitre wrote:
> On Wed, 4 Dec 2002, Adrian Bunk wrote:
>
> > This is indeed true for the Comtrol Rocketport card but there's no
> > major for the DoubleTalk card (and this is the card I wanted to write
> > about).
>
> Maybe because it doesn't need a static major? For funky hardware like the
> Doubletalk for which the number of Linux users worldwide can probably be
> counted on your fingers you can just grep /proc/devices for its allocated
> major and create the /dev node on the fly.

Thanks for your answer, I knew that this might have been a silly
question (and my confusing first mail didn't make it better...).

> Nicolas

cu
Adrian

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