32bit dev_t

From: Joel Becker (Joel.Becker@oracle.com)
Date: Tue Jan 21 2003 - 14:50:42 EST

        Who is tracking the 32bit dev_t effort for 2.5? There are
already existing installations with 500 to 1000 disks attached to a
system, and I don't know that Linux really wants to wait four years to
get there!
        If someone could point me to a current patch or any current
information about the issues, I'd really appreciate it.



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