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Re: /dev/vme*

On Thu, Feb 14, 2008 at 01:04:08PM -0500, fredette%csail.mit.edu@localhost 
> Quoting Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg%britannica.bec.de@localhost>:
>> OK, so let's phrase the question differently. If they are considered to
>> be useful, why can't they be an individual device? Together with
>> providing the normal interface like read/write.
> If I understand correctly, you're asking if /dev/vme* can get its
> own device major number?  If so, then we'd also lose some SunOS
> compatibility.  It's a weak argument, but historically NetBSD/sun3
> and /sun2 major/minor numbers have deliberately matched SunOS.

OK, thanks. I will keep that in mind.


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