Re: [ACPI] Re: 2.6.10-rc1-mm3: ACPI problem due to un-exported hotplug_path

From: Dmitry Torokhov
Date: Tue Nov 09 2004 - 18:55:47 EST

On Tue, 9 Nov 2004 14:55:02 -0800, Greg KH <greg@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 05, 2004 at 09:18:48PM -0800, Keshavamurthy Anil S wrote:
> > Also, since you have brought this, I have one another question to you.
> > Now in the new kernel, I see whenever anybody calls sysdev_register(kobj),
> > an "ADD" notification is sent. why is this? I would like to call
> > kobject_hotplug(kobj, ADD) later.
> This happens when kobject_add() is called. You shouldn't ever need to
> call kobject_hotplug() for an add event yourself.

This is not always the case. One might want to postpone ADD event
until all summpelental object attributes are created. This way userspace
is presented with object in consistent state.

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