Re: [PATCH] register_blkdev

Christoph Hellwig (
Sat, 8 Mar 2003 19:50:28 +0000

On Sat, Mar 08, 2003 at 11:37:22AM -0800, Greg KH wrote:
> That's a good start, but why not change that to a simple,
> HOW_MANY_MINORS_I_WANT, which will work the same way now, but allow us
> to change to a pure dynamic major/minor allocation scheme in the future
> by only modifying the register_chr_device() code. Same thing for
> register_blkdev().

register_blkdev() _IS_ totally meaningless in 2.5. I said this about three
times in this thread already, when will people actually take a look at
the code they look at?

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