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Old 07-06-2005, 01:40 AM   #1
Elric of Grans
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Major number for device driver...


G'Day,

I am writing a driver for a 1-wire interface device, and was a little stuck on the major number for register_chrdev(). I checked Documentation/devices.txt, but there does not yet seem to be anything assigned (no surprise, really). I understand I can pick an unassigned numer, but that could become a pain in future, so if possible I would like to stick with an existing device. My question is simply this: does anyone know whether or not there is an existing device similar enough to 1-wire that I could use it? Perhaps that line of thinking is barking up the wrong tree, but it makes sense to me at least
 
Old 07-12-2005, 04:42 PM   #2
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Ya know i looked all over google and couldent come up with a major number refrence.

seams silly that there isent one because it would cause no overlap.
 
Old 07-12-2005, 05:06 PM   #3
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Look in ?????/src/Documentation/Devices.txt

It somewhere in the source code for the kernal

Mine is here:
My Documents/code/ipstack/linux/Documentation/devices.txt
 
  


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