On Wed Mar 08, 2000 at 05:22:00PM -0800, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> Followup to: <20000308083832.A1058@xmission.com>
> By author: Erik Andersen <email@example.com>
> In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
> > This patch provides 3 device drivers: devps, devmtab, and devmodules.
> > mknod /dev/ps c 10 21
> > mknod /dev/mtab c 10 22
> > mknod /dev/modules c 10 23
> Please don't pick your own device numbers, but coordinate with me.
> 0-127 in the 10 misc range are used for pointing devices, mostly for
> historical reasons.
These are registered as misc devices... I didn't feel justified
in swiping an entire Major for each of these. Should I just make
these regular char devices?
I was more concerned about my arbitrary grabbing of ioctl numbers.
Are you the coordination point there as well?
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