Re: [BK PATCH] devfs cleanups for 2.5.29

From: Roman Zippel (
Date: Tue Aug 20 2002 - 12:29:38 EST


On Tue, 20 Aug 2002, Richard Gooch wrote:

> > So where again is the module count
> > incremented?
> Which kernel tree are you looking at? I'm looking at 2.4.20-pre4.

Try 2.5.x.

> > You never answered my question, why you insist on managing the ops
> > pointer. The far easier fix would be to simply remove this nonsense.
> Because it's an optimsation, avoiding the need for looking up ops from
> tables/lists. It's the sensible way of doing it. I've explained this
> to others on the list, and in the FAQ. I'm not going to keep going
> over it again and again.

Optimization??? This would require any device had to be be opened _only_
through devfs, you are not seriously suggesting that???

bye, Roman

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