Re: Lots of SCSI-disks, how?!

Alan Cox (
Sun, 26 Apr 1998 16:09:03 +0100 (BST)

> > So now we have
> > mount /devfs/xxyyzz /usr
> > which uses a dynamic (16 bit) major/minor number.
> BAD idea. Think about nfs. You do not want to change all major/minor
> numbers just because one scsi disk is in flames and so it failed to
> boot :-).

NFSv3 addresses a lot of these issues, up to 32bit dev_t anyway

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