Subject: Re: major device number assignment
To: Simon Burge <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Quentin Garnier <email@example.com>
Date: 10/14/2005 07:56:25
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On Fri, Oct 14, 2005 at 03:33:15PM +1000, Simon Burge wrote:
> john heasley wrote:
> > I'd like to add twe to the alpha port. Do I attempt to keep the major =
> > the same as other ports, or just allocate the next available number? s=
> > & arm unnecessarily use different majors for twe.
> I'm pretty sure that entries in sys/conf/majors can be overriden by
> arch-specific entries, so just add it to the end of the former file
> and it should effect any existing archs that use twe.
They're not overriden; they just co-exist. Both major numbers will be
valid on archs that already provide a major number for that device.
Quentin Garnier - firstname.lastname@example.org - cube@NetBSD.org
"When I find the controls, I'll go where I like, I'll know where I want
to be, but maybe for now I'll stay right here on a silent sea."
KT Tunstall, Silent Sea, Eye to the Telescope, 2004.
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