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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] register_blkdev
    On Fri, Mar 07, 2003 at 02:12:17PM -0800, Greg KH wrote:
    > On Fri, Mar 07, 2003 at 12:30:29PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
    > > 32-bit dev_t is an important (and very late!) thing to get into the 2.5
    > > stream. Can we put this ahead of cleanup stuff?
    >
    > Can we get people to agree that this will even go into 2.5, due to the
    > lateness of it? I didn't think it was going to happen.

    This is essential. There are installations using >1000 disks
    today (on other OSes, generally). It can't wait another 2.5 years.

    Joel

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