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SubjectRe: [] ide_core bug: kobject_add failed for ide ...
On Sun, 2007-01-07 at 18:44 +0100, Andreas Hartmann wrote:
> Hello,
> ide_core is loaded (while putting in an USB stick) as module the first
> time after reboot - all works fine. The USB stick got mounted and a ls
> is done to show the files on the root of the filesystem of the stick.
> Afterwards, the stick is securely removed from the system.
> Afterwards, ide_core is unloaded with rmmod (after usb-storage has been
> unloaded) - ok.
> Next step is to load ide_core again. Now, the following error can be
> found in /var/log/messages:
> Jan 7 11:48:18 notebook1 kernel: Uniform Multi-Platform E-IDE driver
> Revision: 7.00alpha2
> Jan 7 11:48:18 notebook1 kernel: ide: Assuming 33MHz system bus speed
> for PIO modes; override with idebus=xx
> Jan 7 11:48:18 notebook1 kernel: kobject_add failed for ide with
> -EEXIST, don't try to register things with the same name in the same
> directory.

You seem to be running a SuSE kernel - please report the issue to them.

It's probably useful to repeat your test but run "find /sys/module >
sys1" before loading ide_core the first time, then "find /sys/module >
sys2" after "rmmod ide_core", and save the output of "diff sys1 sys2".


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