On Mon, 22 Jun 1998, Alan Cox wrote:
> > Hmmm. ALl of the dev devices were major/minor 0 0 so I've put them right
> > using the kernel device numbers list. If nfs is not passing device numbers
> > how exactly does this work (as it apparently does) or is this an SGI
> > specific NFS thing...
> Linux device numbers are major<<8|minor, SGI ones are split on a
> different boundary. NFSv2 doesnt indicate the boundary - so device
> 2,0 on linux may appear as 0,512 on Irix.
Ah, a chicken and egg thing. You can nfsroot an SG linux box as long as you
have a linux box to do it from...
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