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Re: Kernel 2.4: devfs: bugs

On Tue, Feb 06, 2001 at 07:46:27AM -0500, Michael Stone wrote:
> Making assumptions about device names is
> generally fairly stupid, imho--the name isn't important, only the
> major/minor are.)

It's exactly the other way round. The device name is what you standardize,
the actual implementation is irrelevant.

For example, on the Hurd, major/minor is completely meaningless. All device
files just return 0,0.


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