Commit c171fef5 authored by Greg Kroah-Hartman's avatar Greg Kroah-Hartman

[PATCH] kobject_add() must have a valid name in order to succeed.

So we might as well check to verify this, and let the user know that
something is wrong if they didn't do it correctly, instead of oopsing
later on in kobject_get_name() or somewhere else.
Signed-off-by: default avatarGreg Kroah-Hartman <>
parent e3f749c4
......@@ -162,6 +162,11 @@ int kobject_add(struct kobject * kobj)
return -ENOENT;
if (!kobj->k_name)
kobj->k_name = kobj->name;
if (!kobj->k_name) {
pr_debug("kobject attempted to be registered with no name!\n");
return -EINVAL;
parent = kobject_get(kobj->parent);
pr_debug("kobject %s: registering. parent: %s, set: %s\n",
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