RE: qlcnic binary sysfs file abuse

From: Sony Chacko
Date: Thu Jul 25 2013 - 15:38:08 EST

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Greg KH [mailto:gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Saturday, July 06, 2013 5:30 PM
> To: Rajesh Borundia; Shahed Shaikh; Jitendra Kalsaria; Sony Chacko; Dept-Eng
> Linux Driver
> Cc: netdev; linux-kernel
> Subject: qlcnic binary sysfs file abuse
> I was doing a kernel-wide audit on all of the binary sysfs files, and noticed a
> metric ton of them in the qlcnic driver.
> So, any objection to me just deleting these entirely? Or, if they really are
> needed, can I just move them to debugfs, which is where I think they should
> have been from the beginning?

Some applications are using these files, please move them to debugfs.


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