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Date:	Tue, 16 Nov 2010 21:43:39 -0800
From:	"H. Peter Anvin" <>
To:	Baruch Siach <>
CC:	Jiri Slaby <>, Alan Cox <>,,
	Andrew Morton <>,
	Greg KH <>, Alex Gershgorin <>,
	Indan Zupancic <>
Subject: Re: [PATCHv3] drivers/misc: Altera active serial implementation

On 11/16/2010 09:32 PM, Baruch Siach wrote:
> Hi Jiri, Alan,
> On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 02:09:45PM +0100, Jiri Slaby wrote:
>> On 11/16/2010 12:04 PM, Alan Cox wrote:
>>> Sixteen devices is way too many for drivers/misc - it only has 256 total
>>> and only half of those are dynamic.
>> Seconded. (And it's a quarter, not even a half like I already wrote.)
> If I reduce the maximal number of devices to 4, will it make any difference? I 
> don't mind even having a limit of 2 by default, as long as a simple define 
> change is enough to raise this limit.
Just use a major.  No biggie.


H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
I work for Intel.  I don't speak on their behalf.

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