[linux-dvb] [PATCH/RFC] Dynamic DVB minor allocation
obi at linuxtv.org
Mon Oct 20 15:52:39 CEST 2008
recently we've exceeded the limit of minor devices, when we tried to
register five demux devices on an adapter instance. We circumvented
this limit by changing the macro nums2minor, which is not acceptable if
you want to stay backwards compatible.
So I went for a cleaner solution and added a new configuration option,
which allows dynamic minor allocation for DVB devices.
I haven't tested it yet. It is loosely based on drivers/usb/core/file.c.
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