Re: Confusion over device major:minor numbering...
> 1:1 belongs to both /dev/mem and /dev/ram1
/dev/mem is a char device, whereas /dev/ram1 is a block device. The
major/minors are unique only within their class.
> 8:16 is used by both /dev/sda16 and /dev/sdb
/dev/sda16 doesn't exist... SCSI devices allow max. 15 partitons.
/dev/sdb is correct for b8:16.
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