Subject: Re: 32 bit dev_t, Revision 2
To: Perry E. Metzger <>
From: Todd Vierling <tv@NetBSD.ORG>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/11/1998 19:16:31
On Sun, 11 Jan 1998, Perry E. Metzger wrote:

: to dividing it that way. Any arbitrary split will be fine, and
: allocating the first 2k to dynamic devices when no real machine has
: more than 20 or 30 devices at most is not reasonable.


2048 MI statically allocated (and X number of LKM dynamic, for now),
1024 MD statically allocated,
1024 future expansion (not defined yet).

The split makes checking for them easier (via bit-tests).

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