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From: Rusty Russell <>
To: "Kay Sievers" <>
Cc: "linux-kernel" <>,
	"Greg KH" <>
Subject: Re: virtio: struct device - replace bus_id with dev_name(), dev_set_name()
Date: Thu, 6 Nov 2008 22:18:36 +1100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Thursday 06 November 2008 17:28:56 Kay Sievers wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 6, 2008 at 04:45, Rusty Russell <> wrote:
> > I'm curious how you're going to handle out-of-memory conditions?
> If the name can't be set, the following call to device_register() will
> fail, and should be handled by the caller. Just like today when we
> allocate the kobject name in device_register(). After the core has
> switched over, the name allocation will only happen a few lines
> earlier, it should not behave different otherwise. Is that what you
> mean?

Yep, thanks.  Sounds fine.


      reply	other threads:[~2008-11-06 11:18 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-10-30 19:10 Kay Sievers
2008-11-06  3:45 ` Rusty Russell
2008-11-06  6:28   ` Kay Sievers
2008-11-06 11:18     ` Rusty Russell [this message]

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