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    SubjectRe: [PATCHv3] drivers/misc: Altera active serial implementation
    On Wed, 17 Nov 2010 07:32:51 +0200
    Baruch Siach <baruch@tkos.co.il> wrote:

    > Hi Jiri, Alan,
    >
    > On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 02:09:45PM +0100, Jiri Slaby wrote:
    > > On 11/16/2010 12:04 PM, Alan Cox wrote:
    > > > Sixteen devices is way too many for drivers/misc - it only has 256 total
    > > > and only half of those are dynamic.
    > >
    > > Seconded. (And it's a quarter, not even a half like I already wrote.)
    >
    > If I reduce the maximal number of devices to 4, will it make any difference? I
    > don't mind even having a limit of 2 by default, as long as a simple define
    > change is enough to raise this limit.

    No look you can need more than two, its not a one off special device it
    doesn't use the misc minor space.

    Allocate some dynamic device space.

    Alan


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