Re: what's left for 64 bit dev_t

From: Greg KH (
Date: Wed Jul 16 2003 - 17:48:38 EST

On Wed, Jul 16, 2003 at 03:19:39PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> I expect we'll end up just jamming it in and seeing what happens.

Sounds good to me :)

I think the big problems will start to happen when people try to _use_
the expanded namespace. Is LANANA set up to assign bigger numbers now?
Are they going to carve them up into chunks? Or are we relying on
userspace implementations like udev to handle the number management?

greg k-h
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