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Date:   Sat, 16 May 2020 09:01:31 +0200
From:   Greg KH <>
To:     Jeffrey Hugo <>
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH 3/8] qaic: Create char dev

On Fri, May 15, 2020 at 03:08:59PM -0600, Jeffrey Hugo wrote:
> 2. There are a limited number of dynamic minor numbers for misc devs (64),
> so if you are expecting more devices than that, a misc dev is not
> appropiate.  Also, these minors are shared with other misc dev users, so
> depending on the system configuration, you might have significantly less
> than 64 minors available for use.

I'm pretty sure we can have more than 64 misc devices, that limitation
should have been removed a while ago.  Try it and see :)

greg k-h

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