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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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