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    SubjectRe: kobject_register failed for intelfb (-EACCES) (Re: 2.6.12-rc4-mm1)
    On Thu, May 12, 2005 at 08:59:33AM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
    > Greg KH <greg@kroah.com> wrote:
    > >
    > >
    > > On Thu, May 12, 2005 at 04:58:01PM +0400, Alexey Dobriyan wrote:
    > > > kobject Intel(R) 830M/845G/852GM/855GM/865G/915G Framebuffer Driver:
    > > > registering. parent: <NULL>, set: drivers
    > > > kobject_register failed for Intel(R) 830M/845G/852GM/855GM/865G/915G
    > >
    > > Someone tried to put a "/" in a kobject name, which is not allowed.
    > > Actually the name seems to be set to:
    > > "Intel(R) 830M/845G/852GM/855GM/865G/915G Framebuffer Driver"
    > > which is a bit verbous if you want to create a directory name :)
    >
    > I don't think that part of the driver has changed in some time. Is there
    > something new in your trees which would trigger this?

    No, not that I know of.

    > Seems like a fix such as this will be needed:
    >
    > --- 25/drivers/video/intelfb/intelfbdrv.c~intelfbdrv-naming-fix 2005-05-12 08:54:46.000000000 -0700
    > +++ 25-akpm/drivers/video/intelfb/intelfbdrv.c 2005-05-12 08:55:03.000000000 -0700
    > @@ -214,7 +214,7 @@ static struct fb_ops intel_fb_ops = {
    >
    > /* PCI driver module table */
    > static struct pci_driver intelfb_driver = {
    > - .name = "Intel(R) " SUPPORTED_CHIPSETS " Framebuffer Driver",
    > + .name = "intelfb",

    Did the SUPPORTED_CHIPSETS macro change somehow?

    Anyway, the patch looks correct to me.

    thanks,

    greg k-h
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