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Date:	Wed, 17 Nov 2010 07:48:57 +0200
From:	Baruch Siach <baruch@...s.co.il>
To:	"H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@...or.com>
Cc:	Jiri Slaby <jslaby@...e.cz>, Alan Cox <alan@...rguk.ukuu.org.uk>,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
	Greg KH <greg@...ah.com>, Alex Gershgorin <agersh@...bler.ru>,
	Indan Zupancic <indan@....nu>
Subject: Re: [PATCHv3] drivers/misc: Altera active serial implementation

Hi H. Peter,

On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 09:43:39PM -0800, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> On 11/16/2010 09:32 PM, Baruch Siach wrote:
> > 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.

And create my own 'struct class'?

baruch

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