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SubjectRe: [PATCH] register_blkdev

On Fri, 7 Mar 2003, Joel Becker wrote:
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> That said, however /dev is populated, we need the dev_t space to
> represent the devices :-)

And realize that these things are often limited by on-disk / wire
representations. Some of which are easier to fix than others (ie, think
about NFS servers running old versions of Linux).

Linus

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