Subject: Re: Can't open /dev/vinum/control: Device not configured
To: Greg 'groggy' Lehey <>
From: David Laight <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/14/2003 11:20:10
> How else can it create devices dynamically?  I mentioned this in a
> separate thread.  Wasn't I clear?

Use fstat to find the existing major number....

> > That seems like a severe bug.
> Why?

Well device names exist so programs don't need to know major numbers...

Actually I've just looked at a bit of vinum(8), I really, really, really
hope the code that is running in the kernel is better written.


David Laight: