Re: [PATCH] register_blkdev

Linus Torvalds (
Fri, 7 Mar 2003 18:18:19 -0800 (PST)

On Fri, 7 Mar 2003, Joel Becker wrote:
> That said, however /dev is populated, we need the dev_t space to
> represent the devices :-)

And realize that these things are often limited by on-disk / wire
representations. Some of which are easier to fix than others (ie, think
about NFS servers running old versions of Linux).


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