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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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