There are 33 still some exceptions in the serial and boot device area.
39 40 Keep the description of the device *in the same format 41 as this list*.
The reason for this is that it is the only way we have 42 found to ensure we have all the requisite information to publish your 43 device and avoid conflicts.
44 45 Finally, sometimes we have to play "namespace police." Please don't be 46 offended.
1 2 LINUX ALLOCATED DEVICES (4.x+ version) 3 4 This list is the Linux Device List, the official registry of allocated 5 device numbers and /dev directory nodes for the Linux operating 6 system.
7 8 The La Te X version of this document is no longer maintained, nor is 9 the document that used to reside at
This version in the 10 mainline Linux kernel is the master document.
Updates shall be sent 11 as patches to the kernel maintainers (see the Submitting Patches document).
12 Specifically explore the sections titled "CHAR and MISC DRIVERS", and 13 "BLOCK LAYER" in the MAINTAINERS file to find the right maintainers 14 to involve for character and block devices.
15 16 This document is included by reference into the Filesystem Hierarchy 17 Standard (FHS). 18 19 Allocations marked (68k/Amiga) apply to Linux/68k on the Amiga 20 platform only.