Subject: Re: 32 bit dev_t, Revision 2
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/11/1998 18:51:20
> Your suggestion for a common-per-MACHINE_ARCH seems to be to support
> booting on another root fs if you just have a kernel... if you do that
> you've gotta have same-minor-numbers.

For devices that you want to use, yes.

I think that's reasonable.

MI devices and common MD devices should be easy enough.  I'll let the
port maintainers within each ${MACHINE_ARCH} slog it out for the rest.