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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 2.6.24-rc3] Fix /proc/net breakage
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    On Thu, Dec 27, 2007 at 06:40:56PM +0100, Andreas Mohr wrote:
    > On Fri, Dec 07, 2007 at 02:23:42AM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
    > > > (commit 2b1e300a9dfc3196ccddf6f1d74b91b7af55e416)
    > > >
    > > > This seems to have broken the use of /proc/bus/usb as a mountpoint. It
    > > > always appears empty now, whatever's supposed to be mounted there.
    > > >
    > >
    > > Yes. Denis and Eric are tossing around competing patches but afaik nobody
    > > is happy with any of them. Guys, could we get this sorted soonish please?
    >
    > "Soonish" being rather earlier than 20071227?
    > 'cause it's still throwing a fit for me on 2.6.24-rc6-mm1(!) (plus hotfix),
    > nothing visible in /proc/bus/usb, thus WLAN driver won't probe
    > anything.

    Patch which restores usual behaviour was merged in 2.6.24-rc5
    (3790ee4bd86396558eedd86faac1052cb782e4e1 "proc: remove/Fix proc generic d_revalidate")
    so no hotfixes are needed. I just checked with bind mounting / to
    /proc/bus/usb -- it works.


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