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

From: Andrew Morton (
Date: Thu Jul 17 2003 - 16:55:07 EST

Andries Brouwer <> wrote:
> > The filesystem driver itself must convert from native rdev to linux 32:32.
> Look at the mknod utility.
> The user types major,minor.
> The system call uses dev_t.
> This means that user space needs to be able to combine
> major,minor into a dev_t.

But mknod64() takes major/minor. Requiring a util-linux upgrade is OK.

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