Re: [Patch 0/2] sysfs: fix s_active lockdep warning

From: Peter Zijlstra
Date: Fri Jan 29 2010 - 12:59:44 EST

On Fri, 2010-01-29 at 06:22 -0800, Greg KH wrote:
> Heh, this whole mess is the very reason we didn't add lockdep support to
> the driver core. Nested devices that all look alike from the driver
> core, are really different objects and the locking lifetimes are
> separate, but lockdep can't see that.

And here I through Alan Stern had a handle on making the driver core
play nice.

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