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SubjectRe: Christmas list for the kernel
Russell King wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 23, 2005 at 09:43:58AM -0500, Jon Smirl wrote:

>>Plus I have 64 tty devices. Couldn't the tty devices be created
>>dynamically as they are consumed? Same for the loop and ram devices?
> You do realise that the dynamic device creation for those 64 console
> devices is done via the console device being _opened_ by userspace?
Which userspace program is opening 64 console devices? Surely it could
be taught to use a smaller number. If you mean that open the console
once creates all those devices, I think that's exactly what Jon was
suggesting is not desirable (I agree).

-bill davidsen (
"The secret to procrastination is to put things off until the
last possible moment - but no longer" -me

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