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    • Zhang Rui's avatar
      sysfs: add parameter "struct bin_attribute *" in .read/.write methods for sysfs binary attributes · 91a69029
      Zhang Rui authored
      Well, first of all, I don't want to change so many files either.
      
      What I do:
      Adding a new parameter "struct bin_attribute *" in the
      .read/.write methods for the sysfs binary attributes.
      
      In fact, only the four lines change in fs/sysfs/bin.c and
      include/linux/sysfs.h do the real work.
      But I have to update all the files that use binary attributes
      to make them compatible with the new .read and .write methods.
      I'm not sure if I missed any. :(
      
      Why I do this:
      For a sysfs attribute, we can get a pointer pointing to the
      struct attribute in the .show/.store method,
      while we can't do this for the binary attributes.
      I don't know why this is different, but this does make it not
      so handy to use the binary attributes as the regular ones.
      So I think this patch is reasonable. :)
      
      Who benefits from it:
      The patch that exposes ACPI tables in sysfs
      requires such an improvement.
      All the table binary attributes share the same .read method.
      Parameter "struct bin_attribute *" is used to get
      the table signature and instance number which are used to
      distinguish different ACPI table binary attributes.
      
      Without this parameter, we need to offer different .read methods
      for different ACPI table binary attributes.
      This is impossible as there are various ACPI tables on different
      platforms, and we don't know what they are until they are loaded.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarZhang Rui <rui.zhang@intel.com>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarGreg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>
      91a69029
    • Tejun Heo's avatar
      sysfs: kill unnecessary attribute->owner · 7b595756
      Tejun Heo authored
      sysfs is now completely out of driver/module lifetime game.  After
      deletion, a sysfs node doesn't access anything outside sysfs proper,
      so there's no reason to hold onto the attribute owners.  Note that
      often the wrong modules were accounted for as owners leading to
      accessing removed modules.
      
      This patch kills now unnecessary attribute->owner.  Note that with
      this change, userland holding a sysfs node does not prevent the
      backing module from being unloaded.
      
      For more info regarding lifetime rule cleanup, please read the
      following message.
      
        http://article.gmane.org/gmane.linux.kernel/510293
      
      (tweaked by Greg to not delete the field just yet, to make it easier to
      merge things properly.)
      Signed-off-by: default avatarTejun Heo <htejun@gmail.com>
      Cc: Cornelia Huck <cornelia.huck@de.ibm.com>
      Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarGreg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>
      7b595756
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    • Bjorn Helgaas's avatar
      [PATCH] amiga: fix driver_register() return handling, remove zorro_module_init() · 33d8675e
      Bjorn Helgaas authored
      Remove the assumption that driver_register() returns the number of devices
      bound to the driver.  In fact, it returns zero for success or a negative
      error value.
      
      zorro_module_init() used the device count to automatically unregister and
      unload drivers that found no devices.  That might have worked at one time,
      but has been broken for some time because zorro_register_driver() returned
      either a negative error or a positive count (never zero).  So it could only
      unregister on failure, when it's not needed anyway.
      
      This functionality could be resurrected in individual drivers by counting
      devices in their .probe() methods.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarBjorn Helgaas <bjorn.helgaas@hp.com>
      Cc: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>
      Cc: Roman Zippel <zippel@linux-m68k.org>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
      33d8675e
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    • Tim Schmielau's avatar
      [PATCH] fix missing includes · 4e57b681
      Tim Schmielau authored
      I recently picked up my older work to remove unnecessary #includes of
      sched.h, starting from a patch by Dave Jones to not include sched.h
      from module.h. This reduces the number of indirect includes of sched.h
      by ~300. Another ~400 pointless direct includes can be removed after
      this disentangling (patch to follow later).
      However, quite a few indirect includes need to be fixed up for this.
      
      In order to feed the patches through -mm with as little disturbance as
      possible, I've split out the fixes I accumulated up to now (complete for
      i386 and x86_64, more archs to follow later) and post them before the real
      patch.  This way this large part of the patch is kept simple with only
      adding #includes, and all hunks are independent of each other.  So if any
      hunk rejects or gets in the way of other patches, just drop it.  My scripts
      will pick it up again in the next round.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarTim Schmielau <tim@physik3.uni-rostock.de>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
      4e57b681
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    • Linus Torvalds's avatar
      Linux-2.6.12-rc2 · 1da177e4
      Linus Torvalds authored
      Initial git repository build. I'm not bothering with the full history,
      even though we have it. We can create a separate "historical" git
      archive of that later if we want to, and in the meantime it's about
      3.2GB when imported into git - space that would just make the early
      git days unnecessarily complicated, when we don't have a lot of good
      infrastructure for it.
      
      Let it rip!
      1da177e4