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    SubjectRe: Right way to configure a driver? (sysfs, ioctl, proc, configfs,....)
    On Wed, Feb 01, 2006 at 03:54:22PM +0100, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
    > >>
    > >> I guess I could pass three values on the same file, like this:
    > >> $ echo "5 1000 500" > meminfo
    > >>
    > >> I know that breaks the sysfs golden-rule, but how can I pass those
    > >> values _atomically_ then? Having three different files wouldn't be
    > >> atomic...
    > >
    > >That's what configfs was created for. I suggest using that for things
    > >like this, as sysfs is not intended for it.
    > >
    > Can't we just somewhat merge all the duplicated functionality between procfs,
    > sysfs and configfs...

    What "duplicated functionality"? They all do different, unique things.

    Patches are always welcome...

    thanks,

    greg k-h
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