Re: /sys/devices/system/timer registered twice
From: Greg KH
Date: Tue Nov 09 2004 - 17:55:14 EST
On Tue, Nov 09, 2004 at 08:30:43PM +0100, Kay Sievers wrote:
> I got this on a Centrino box with the latest bk:
> [kay@pim linux.kay]$ ls -l /sys/devices/system/
> total 0
> drwxr-xr-x 7 root root 0 Nov 8 15:12 .
> drwxr-xr-x 5 root root 0 Nov 8 15:12 ..
> drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 0 Nov 8 15:12 cpu
> drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 0 Nov 8 15:12 i8259
> drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 0 Nov 8 15:12 ioapic
> drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 0 Nov 8 15:12 irqrouter
> ?--------- ? ? ? ? ? timer
> It is caused by registering two devices with the name "timer" from:
> If I change one of the names, I get two correct looking sysfs entries.
> Greg, shouldn't the driver core prevent the corruption of the first
> device if another one tries to register with the same name?
Hm, this looks like an issue for Dmitry, as there shouldn't be too
sysdev_class structures with the same name, right?
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