> The conclusion is that the easy way out is to define MAX_NR_DISKS.
> A different way out, especially when we use 32+32, is to kill this
> sd_index_bits array, and give each disk a new number: replace
> index = find_first_zero_bit(sd_index_bits, SD_DISKS);
> index = next_index++;
Unless you fix all programs which scan /dev/sg*, you better keep
the used range dense, so this not really option.
That only holds for the first 256 minors (of the first 8 majors).
Since we want to be completely backwards compatible, nothing
But people who want to use new features must update their programs
or at least recompile.
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