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Re: 5.1 installation fun & games...

To: (Leon Verrall)
Subject: Re: 5.1 installation fun & games...
From: (Alan Cox)
Date: Mon, 22 Jun 1998 15:14:07 +0100 (BST)
In-reply-to: <> from "Leon Verrall" at Jun 22, 98 02:53:21 pm
> 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.


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