mknod bug? major minor's are whacky

Bob Goldberg
Tue Aug 17 23:46:00 GMT 2010

cygwin 1.7.6

attempting to:
$ mknod null c 1 3

what I get is:
crw-rw-rw- 1 user mkgroup-l-d 46200, 14467 2010-08-17 18:44 null

WHERE did those crazy major/minor's come from!?!?

and how do I re-create a null device if mknod doesn't work right?

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