Subject: Re: major device number assignment
To: Quentin Garnier <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: tech-kern
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                            <>
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