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SubjectRe: [patch 02/13] Driver Core: misc: add nodename support for misc devices.
On Fri, 15 May 2009 21:58:56 +0200
Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz> wrote:

> On Sat 2009-05-09 07:26:03, Greg KH wrote:
> > From: Kay Sievers <kay.sievers@vrfy.org>
> >
> > This adds support for misc devices to report their requested nodename to
> > userspace. It also updates a number of misc drivers to provide the
> > needed subdirectory and device name to be used for them.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Kay Sievers <kay.sievers@vrfy.org>
> > Signed-off-by: Jan Blunck <jblunck@suse.de>
> > Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>
>
> Maybe it would be better to assign stable minor/major numbers to those
> devices instead? minor/major number space is pretty big these days...

More to the point we already have /proc/misc


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