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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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