Subject: Re: guidelines for including a newly-created driver?
To: Mike Long <>
From: Chris G Demetriou <>
List: port-i386
Date: 08/13/1996 16:12:47
> 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.

This is incorrect.

If it needs an entry in bdevsw, you have to do all that.

Config doesn't need to know about character device major numbers.