Subject: re: workaround for FreeBSD binary that hardcodes a device major (was: Re: CVS commit: src/sys/conf)
To: David Laight <>
From: matthew green <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 09/25/2006 03:58:44
   On Sun, Sep 24, 2006 at 03:13:31PM +1000, matthew green wrote:
   >    2) Use a MD major for twa, and patch freebsd_sys_mknod() so that 187
   >    gets translated into the right major
   What happens when 187 is allocated for a real device as well?
   How can only some of the accesses get translated?

the ones that come in via freebsd_sys_mknod().