Subject: Re: dev_t changes & partitions
To: Todd Vierling <tv@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Bill Studenmund <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/13/1998 19:02:59
> : Hmm. Well, I'd still vote we change the minor split when we change
> : dev_t's. That way we rebuild devices only once. :-)
> Okay, I'll do this... does 16/4/4 (or 16/8) sound reasonable? The
> conversion 16bit->32bit, of course, would assume slice `0' for our purposes.
Huh? Are you talking minor # splitups? 16/4/4 == 24 bits (if I understand you)
when the minor field only has 20 bits. ???