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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Missing usb_find_device symbol from usb.c
On Thu, Jan 24, 2008 at 07:42:20PM +0200, Pekka Enberg wrote:
> Hi Greg,
>
> On Jan 24, 2008 7:20 PM, Greg KH <greg@kroah.com> wrote:
> > > So it's not a simple code change at all.
> >
> > Just create a root directory for every device that is seen in the
> > probe() function. That should be pretty simple to do.
>
> Yeah, that would work but why do we want to mount all devices under
> the same mount point? If you move device discovery to ->probe() it's
> simple to have per-device mount points by overriding ->get_sb() to
> check for USB_DEVICE_MAJOR and look up the actual device, no?
> Otherwise you have to deal with device plug/unplug at filesystem
> level...

Yes, you could do that (per device mount), but it might be confusing for
users to have to control things that way.

And the unplug issue at a filesystem level should be pretty trivial to
handle, we do it all the time in /proc and /sys and other virtual
filesystems (usbfs) with no problems.

thanks,

greg k-h


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