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SubjectRe: [ACPI] Re: 2.6.10-rc1-mm3: ACPI problem due to un-exported hotplug_path
On Tue, 9 Nov 2004 14:55:02 -0800, Greg KH <greg@kroah.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 05, 2004 at 09:18:48PM -0800, Keshavamurthy Anil S wrote:
> > Also, since you have brought this, I have one another question to you.
> > Now in the new kernel, I see whenever anybody calls sysdev_register(kobj),
> > an "ADD" notification is sent. why is this? I would like to call
> > kobject_hotplug(kobj, ADD) later.
>
> This happens when kobject_add() is called. You shouldn't ever need to
> call kobject_hotplug() for an add event yourself.
>

This is not always the case. One might want to postpone ADD event
until all summpelental object attributes are created. This way userspace
is presented with object in consistent state.

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Dmitry
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