Re: /sys/devices/system/timer registered twice
From: Dmitry Torokhov
Date: Tue Nov 09 2004 - 18:23:27 EST
On Tue, 9 Nov 2004 14:52:45 -0800, Greg KH <greg@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 09, 2004 at 08:30:43PM +0100, Kay Sievers wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 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:
> > arch/i386/kernel/time.c
> > arch/i386/kernel/timers/timer_pit.c
> > 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?
I agree, but I think you got the wrong man here ;) You need to talk to
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