Major and minor numbers
Anuz Pratap Singh Tomar
chambilkethakur at gmail.com
Tue Nov 26 08:30:56 EST 2013
On Tue, Nov 26, 2013 at 1:15 PM, Nav Kamal <navkamal90 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks but am already studying from this book. What I understand from
> this is every driver is associated with a device and each of this relation
> has a unique major number associated with it and every device has a unique
> minor number which a kernel uses to reference it. Am I correct ?
Please always cc kernelnewbies in reply.
Do not top post(http://catb.org/jargon/html/T/top-post.html)
I would suggest reading this article about udev, things have changed a bit
> Navkamal Rakra
> On Nov 26, 2013 6:33 PM, "Anuz Pratap Singh Tomar" <
> chambilkethakur at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Nov 26, 2013 at 11:06 AM, Nav Kamal <navkamal90 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Am a little stuck at major and minor numbers used to reference the
>>> connection between device file and device driver. Can please somebody
>>> theoretically explain how they work ?
>>> Navkamal Rakra
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>> Thank you
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