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From: Greg KH <>
To: Hans-J??rgen Koch <>
Subject: Re: UIO sysfs attributes broken in 2.6.25-rc1
Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2008 09:33:22 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20080213180304.4ffa81e9@dilbert.local>

On Wed, Feb 13, 2008 at 06:03:04PM +0100, Hans-J??rgen Koch wrote:
> In 2.6.25-rc1, there's a strange effect:
> Although the map attributes "addr" and "size" show up correctly:
> -r--r--r-- 1 root root 4096 2008-02-13 17:49 addr
> -r--r--r-- 1 root root 4096 2008-02-13 17:49 size
> you cannot access them, not even as root. Something like "cat addr"
> fails with a no-permission-error. It works fine in 2.6.24-rc8.
> This is probably related to this patch:
> Unfortunately, I signed-off that one, too... I checked if all sysfs
> files appear, but didn't try to access them. Sorry.

Heh, well at least it wasn't just me that thought the patch was correct

> Greg, any ideas?

I'll look into it this afternoon...


greg k-h

  reply	other threads:[~2008-02-13 17:39 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-13 17:03 Hans-Jürgen Koch
2008-02-13 17:33 ` Greg KH [this message]
2008-02-19  9:55   ` [PATCH] UIO: introduce sysfs_ops for map_attr_ktype Brandon Philips
2008-02-19 12:12     ` Hans-Jürgen Koch
2008-02-20  6:54     ` Greg KH

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