Subject: Re: 32 bit dev_t, Revision 2
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Ted Lemon <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/11/1998 17:02:31
>  > How is this better than just starting the MI major device numbers at
>  > zero and counting up, and starting the MD major device numbers at N
>  > and counting down (where N is the maximum major device number)?
> ...well, the table would be really big, for one :-)

Naw, you'd just have to do a compare and lookup rather than a straight
lookup.   Not a big deal.