Re: question about drivers/infiniband/core/cm.c's kobject usage

From: Greg KH
Date: Thu May 22 2008 - 18:01:00 EST

On Thu, May 22, 2008 at 02:47:51PM -0700, Sean Hefty wrote:
> >So I was curious, was this done on purpose? If so, why? If not, any
> >objection to me switching it over to be using struct device properly?
> It's entirely possible I have this wrong, but the intent is to export some
> infiniband communication management message counters and relate them to the
> corresponding ib_device/port. For example:
> /sys/class/infiniband_cm/<device name>/<port number>/<counter group>/<counter>
> (E.g. /sys/class/infiniband_cm/mthca0/1/cm_tx_msgs/req)
> If there's a better way to handle this, I have no objection to changing it.

Yes, just hang all of the <port number> stuff off of the original
<device name> struct device. That seems like it would be much simpler.


greg k-h
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