Subject: Re: 32 bit dev_t, Revision 3
To: Chris G. Demetriou <>
From: Todd Vierling <tv@NetBSD.ORG>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/13/1998 18:02:28
On Tue, 13 Jan 1998, Chris G. Demetriou wrote:

: > Also,
: > if we're going to do slices and increase the number of partitions as
: > well, wouldn't that be easier at this point as well?
: At the very least, we need to reserve minor bits for purposes like
: that now.

For now, the code will just be an analogue to the existing code for disk
units and partitions.  But certainly feel free to put together a plan for
migrating to larger number of bits for disk and partition (which doesn't,
incidentally, _have_ to be device-independent)....  :)

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