[PATCH 0/25] Sysfs cleanups & tagged directory support

Cornelia Huck cornelia.huck at de.ibm.com
Wed Aug 8 00:38:15 PDT 2007

On Tue, 07 Aug 2007 15:06:21 -0600,
ebiederm at xmission.com (Eric W. Biederman) wrote:

> The following patchset applies on top of the last round of
> sysfs cleanups that Tejun sent out on the 2nd.
> My target with this patchset is to support sysfs directories
> with a tag on struct sysfs_dirent making them visible only
> on selected mounts of sysfs.
> After going around and around the different possibilities I
> believe I have finally found something that works and is
> reasonably maintainable.   I believe I have achieved that
> with only introducing some extra complexity in a few very localized
> places.
> The worst part is the code to support multiple superblocks and thus
> multiple dentry tress for sysfs.  I had allocate a linked list in
> sysfs_move_dir for all of the possible dentries I would need to call
> d_move on. Bleh.  It works, it is correct and it is an atomic
> rename.

My udev failed to create /dev/dasd* so it cannot mount root :( I'm
currently trying to find out what causes this, may take some time...

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