Re: [PATCH] print_dev_t for 2.6.0-test1-mm

From: Andries Brouwer (
Date: Wed Jul 16 2003 - 16:34:51 EST

On Wed, Jul 16, 2003 at 02:13:20PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:

> The new dev_t encoding is a bit weird because we of course continue to
> support the old 8:8 encoding. I think the rule is: "if the top 32-bits are
> zero, it is 8:8, otherwise 32:32". We can express this nicely with
> "%u:%u".

16-bit only: 8:8, otherwise 32-bit only: 16:16, otherwise 32:32.


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