Subject: Re: kernel & libkvm [was IIci success]
To: None <mouse@Collatz.McRCIM.McGill.EDU>
From: Mike Long <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/11/1996 18:04:36
>Date: Thu, 11 Jan 1996 10:22:38 -0500
>From: der Mouse <mouse@Collatz.McRCIM.McGill.EDU>
>> Why not? Having a /dev which configures itself sounds like a handy
>> feature to me.
>It does have a certain advantage for LKMs, because of the changing
>major number problem; having a /kern/lkmdev directory that contains
>subdirectories for LKMs would be a good idea.
What changing major number problem? That's what the post-load script
is for. Look at the XFree86 aperture driver if you want an example.
Mike Long <email@example.com> http://www.shore.net/~mikel
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