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The device files are not created by the driver or the
kernel. You'll have to create them manually. see "man mknod" for complete
The device file actually specifies the device major and minor
number which are used to index into the array(list) of registered drivers.
On Mon, 25 Sep 2000, Vikram K wrote:
> I would like to know how the SCSI device files /dev/sd[a-p] and
> /dev/sd[a-p][0-15] are created?? I am specifically looking for pointers in
> the source code...
> Vikram K
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