Re: 2.2.15pre14: sd with major of 65 (*and* 8)?

From: Christopher Allen Wing (
Date: Wed Mar 15 2000 - 18:33:33 EST


> Ah. Well, /dev/MAKEDEV would appear to need some help then, since it is
> creating /dev/sd[ab] and such with a major of 65. The version that I'm
> using (and the latest version I can find, even on freshmeat) is:
> -rw-r--r-- 1 31001 31000 10037 Oct 24 1997 MAKEDEV-2.3.1.tar.gz
> Is there something more recent that handles multiple-listings better?

The MAKEDEV script included with Red Hat 6.1 (and most other recent
distributions) has been updated to include support for the new SCSI majors
and other new devices. I can't find any centralized site-- you could just
pull it off a Red Hat mirror somewhere and use it.

-Chris Wing

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