Subject: Re: 32 bit dev_t, Revision 2
To: Darren Reed <>
From: Todd Vierling <tv@NetBSD.ORG>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/11/1998 17:40:51
On Mon, 12 Jan 1998, Darren Reed wrote:

: I assume for %10 and %11 there will need to be a registry kept, no ?

Yes, there would be a registry.  We already have one, for our current device
setup, but it is completely port-dependent.

My idea in thinking this was that for now, all devices could have static
numbers, but sometime in the (near?) future, devices would become dropped
into the dynamic pool even if compiled directly into the kernel (devfs

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