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SubjectRe: 2.6.19-rc3-mm1 -- missing network adaptors
Greg KH wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 31, 2006 at 05:39:10PM -0800, Martin Bligh wrote:
>> Cornelia Huck wrote:
>>> On Tue, 31 Oct 2006 09:09:16 -0800,
>>> "Martin J. Bligh" <mbligh@google.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>> Cornelia Huck wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> That's because /sys/class/net/<interface> is now a symlink instead of a
>>>>> directory (and that hasn't anything to do with acpi, but rather with
>>>>> the conversions in the driver tree). Seems the directory -> symlink
>>>>> change shouldn't be done since it's impacting user space...
>>>> You know which individual patch in -mm broke that? Can't see it easily.
>>>> Then we can just test across all the machines with just that one backed
>>>> out.
>>>
>>> I'd try reverting gregkh-driver-network-device.patch for the network
>>> device stuff.
>> Reverting that patch does indeed appear to fix it.
>
> Even with CONFIG_SYSFS_DEPRECATED enabled? For some reason I'm guessing
> that you missed that suggestion a while back...

Nope, that was tested across the board and was a failure. Check TKO,
there is a run with sysfs-deprecated-turn-this-on-by-default ...

I checked and this did result in configs with this option enabled.

-apw
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