Re: 3.19: device name associates with IRQ's for ahci controllers operating with a single IRQ changed from "ahci?" to "<BDF>"
From: Alexander Gordeev
Date: Mon Feb 16 2015 - 12:17:22 EST
On Tue, Feb 10, 2015 at 09:51:20AM -0500, Tejun Heo wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 10, 2015 at 08:57:46AM +0100, Stefan Bader wrote:
> > On 09.02.2015 20:54, Sander Eikelenboom wrote:
> > > Hi.
> > >
> > > In 3.19 the device name associates with IRQ's for ahci controllers operating
> > > with a single IRQ changed from "ahci?" to "<BDF>", was this intentional ?
> > >
> > > It's probably commit 18dcf433f3ded61eb140a55e7048ec2fef79e723 (or another one
> > > in that series).
> > Oh, looking at that commit that might make sense. In
> > ahci_host_activate_single_irq it now uses dev_driver_name instead of dev_name as
> > it did before (from ata_host_activate). The description sounds like before the
> > driver is registered this will return the bus. And registering an interrupt
> > would likely be before the driver is fully registered... But you probably saw
> > that, too. Whether that really was intentional is still the question. :)
> Urgh... Alexander, can you please send a patch to fix up the names?
The problem dates back to commit 4f37b50 ("libata: Use dev_name() for
request_irq() to distinguish devices"). If the commit is considered valid
then <BDF> still might be legitimate as well. Not sure what is the best
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