Subject: Re: 32 bit dev_t, Revision 2
To: David Brownlee <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/11/1998 16:10:08
David Brownlee writes:
> 	One other thought - this sounds like the ideal time to expand the
> 	max number of partition per device from 8, maybe to 32? (even if
> 	only 26 are easily usable, and leave the default MAKEDEV creating
> 	say 16)

I believe we want to introduce a "slice" mechanism around now,