> Nobody really uses it because it would require you to add a line or
> two to your init scripts to pick up the major number from
> /proc/devices, and that's obviously too hard. Much better to just
> hardcode randome numbers, right?
And thereby avoid using procfs. Hardcoding is the way the BSDs seem to
Clueless suggestion: I suppose you could allocate numbers on kernel
build or something.
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