Re: [PATCH] register_blkdev
Horst von Brand (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Sun, 09 Mar 2003 00:32:56 -0400
Joel Becker <Joel.Becker@oracle.com> said:
> On Fri, Mar 07, 2003 at 02:12:17PM -0800, Greg KH wrote:
> > On Fri, Mar 07, 2003 at 12:30:29PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > > 32-bit dev_t is an important (and very late!) thing to get into the 2.5
> > > stream. Can we put this ahead of cleanup stuff?
> > Can we get people to agree that this will even go into 2.5, due to the
> > lateness of it? I didn't think it was going to happen.
> This is essential. There are installations using >1000 disks
> today (on other OSes, generally). It can't wait another 2.5 years.
This kind of changes in the middle of feature freeze are exactly what gets
you to 2.5 years.
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