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SubjectRe: [PATCH] remove DEVFS_FL_AUTO_DEVNUM
On  March 2, hpa@zytor.com wrote:
> Followup to: <20030301190724.B1900@lst.de>
> By author: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
> In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
> >
> > Rationale: while dynamic major/minors are a good idea, devfs is the
> > wrong layer to do it because all code relying on it would break with
> > out devfs.
> >
>
> Your first clause here is a *highly* questionable statement...

Given the premise "Linus will not allow new static major/minors",
I think it is essential :-(

NeilBrown

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