Subject: Re: guidelines for including a newly-created driver?
To: Mike Long <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: port-i386
Date: 08/13/1996 08:44:50
On Tue, 13 Aug 96 11:03:05 EDT 
 Mike Long <> wrote:

 > If it needs an entry in cdevsw, you also have to assign it a major
 > device number:
 > major	{foo = 29}
 > The major number is an index to the entry in cdevsw[].  I'm not sure
 > how block device major numbers are assigned.

Err, I thought the major keyword was for block devices, so that config(8) 
could generate the appopriate makedev() calls if you say, for example:

	config netbsd root foo0

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