RE: /sys/devices/system/timer registered twice

From: Pallipadi, Venkatesh
Date: Tue Nov 09 2004 - 19:02:09 EST

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Greg KH [mailto:greg@xxxxxxxxx]
>Sent: Tuesday, November 09, 2004 3:44 PM
>To: Pallipadi, Venkatesh
>Cc: dtor_core@xxxxxxxxxxxxx; Kay Sievers; linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: Re: /sys/devices/system/timer registered twice
>On Tue, Nov 09, 2004 at 03:41:51PM -0800, Pallipadi, Venkatesh wrote:
>> But, do we really need two system devices for timers?. I feel
>> we can call setup_pit_timer from time.c, whenever pit is being used.
>> Otherwise, we may have more issues like the order in which these
>> two resumes are called and the like.
>I have no idea. Why not work this out with the other system device
>authors, as it's obvious people will have both of them loaded at the
>same time.

Agreed. We can change the name of the one in timer_pit.c to timer_pit
for now. That will fix the immediate breakage.
I will try to come up with a patch to combine the two, soon.

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