Subject: Re: major device number assignment
To: Quentin Garnier <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Simon Burge <email@example.com>
Date: 10/14/2005 16:15:52
Quentin Garnier wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 14, 2005 at 03:33:15PM +1000, Simon Burge wrote:
> > 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.
That seems ... suboptimal at first glance. Does the MAKEDEV generator
pick the first or last major?
Simon Burge <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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