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SubjectRe: [PATCH] register_blkdev
On Sat, Mar 08, 2003 at 01:26:37PM -0800, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> We need it if anything even more for character devices. Character
> devices are under even more allocation pressure, and just look at the
> ugly hacks we've already had to play for e.g. tty devices.

Yes. That's why the work applied to block devices already needs to
be done to character device too and as a side-effect we get an
almost 32bit dev_t clean tree, too.

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