SOURCES: dev-list - added /dev/rtc0

Arkadiusz Miskiewicz arekm at
Sun Mar 29 23:30:05 CEST 2009

On Sunday 29 of March 2009, Tomasz Pala wrote:

> First of all I doubt we should build into kernel any drivers creating:
> 240-254 char    LOCAL/EXPERIMENTAL USE
> 240-254 block   LOCAL/EXPERIMENTAL USE
> 		Allocated for local/experimental use.  For devices not
> 		assigned official numbers, these ranges should be
> 		used in order to avoid conflicting with future assignments.

This doc is probably outdated. Dynamic majors is recommended thing for drivers 
in kernel currently.

> this way allowing system administrator to take care in any way (either
> some script as you proposed or simply by strict loading order or sth).

Or using udev.

Arkadiusz Miśkiewicz        PLD/Linux Team
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