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Re: maj, min from device name

On Sun, 30 Aug 2009 20:51:01 +0200
Jan Danielsson <> wrote:

> Hello,
>    How does one convert a device string (for instance "cgd0a",
> "cgd1d") to/from a dev_t?
>    For wd*, finddevice() (found in sys/kern/kern_subr.c) can be used
> -- but it appears that cgd* aren't listed in alldevs, so it returns
Build the string "/dev/<devicename>" and pass it to stat(2).

                --Steve Bellovin,

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