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SubjectRe: pktcdvd -> sysfs warning with 2.6.27
On Mon, 13 Oct 2008 14:47:47 -0700
Greg KH <greg@kroah.com> wrote:

> > Major 254 is listed as LOCAL/EXPERIMENTAL USE in devices.txt. I don't
> > consider either pktcdvd or the rtc drivers as LOCAL/EXPERIMENTAL: the
> > former in particular has been in the kernel for years.
>
> Both of those should get "real" majors assigned to them. It's not ok to
> randomly go grabbing major:minor numbers like this for code that is in
> mainline.

the rtc dev uses dynamically assigned numbers, as does pktcdvd, so they
should be able to coexist . maybe the problem lies in the pktsetup
utility.

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Best regards,

Alessandro Zummo,
Tower Technologies - Torino, Italy

http://www.towertech.it



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