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    SubjectRe: sysfs/udev broken in 2.6.23-rc1 [input, i2c, ...] (Was: sysfs/udev broken in latest git?)
    On Wed, 25 Jul 2007 02:19:18 +0200,
    "Kay Sievers" <> wrote:

    > > >> Removing the dev->parent->bus check fixes it:
    > Yes, let's remove the check, I will check now if we possibly need to
    > fix more than this or only the block-device patch.

    It seems this is the only place we check for dev->parent->bus in the
    current git tree.

    Patch below.

    driver core: revert "device" link creation check

    Commit 2ee97caf0a6602f749ddbfdb1449e383e1212707 introduced an extra
    check on when to create the "device" symlink. Unfortunately, this
    breaks input, so let's revert to the old behaviour.

    Signed-off-by: Cornelia Huck <>

    drivers/base/core.c | 3 +--
    1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 2 deletions(-)

    --- linux-2.6.orig/drivers/base/core.c
    +++ linux-2.6/drivers/base/core.c
    @@ -680,8 +680,7 @@ static int device_add_class_symlinks(str
    if (error)
    goto out_subsys;
    - /* only bus-device parents get a "device"-link */
    - if (dev->parent && dev->parent->bus) {
    + if (dev->parent) {
    error = sysfs_create_link(&dev->kobj, &dev->parent->kobj,
    if (error)
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