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    SubjectRe: [2.6.24-rc6-mm1]Build failure in drivers/net/ehea/ehea_main.c
    Jan-Bernd Themann wrote:
    > Hi,
    > sorry for answering so late, I'm only tracking netdev and ppc mailing list.
    > On Thursday 10 January 2008 18:34, Greg KH wrote:
    > > > The structure device_driver(in device.h) has a member struct driver_private which
    > > > contains the member kobj (according to drivers/base/base.h).
    > > > But in device.h struct driver_private has been declared localy and
    > > > neither defined nor included from base.h.
    > > > So my effort to use driver->driver_private->obj also does not work.
    > > > (I am surprised from where do you access the struct device_driver)
    > >
    > > That is because a driver should not be accessing such a field.
    > >
    > > And especially not in this manner, why would this driver be creating a
    > > symlink that has already been created by the driver core? This whole
    > > thing can just be removed with no problems. Can you try just removing
    > > the ehea_driver_sysfs_add and ehea_driver_sysfs_remove functions to
    > > verify this as I don't have the hardware present to test it out.
    > The eHEA driver tries to orginize its sys-entries as close as possible to
    > other ethernet drivers. Each eHEA NIC has multiple ports which is not that
    > common in PCI. This means that each port is represented by a subdirectory
    > which has not the "driver" sys-link, only the root directory has.
    > Some tools expect to have this driver link in each port directory.
    > That is the reason why this link is created manually.
    > Are there any other ways to create this link?

    This is now broken in mainline...

    drivers/net/ehea/ehea_main.c: In function 'ehea_driver_sysfs_add':
    drivers/net/ehea/ehea_main.c:2812: error: 'struct device_driver' has
    no member named 'kobj'
    drivers/net/ehea/ehea_main.c:2815: error: 'struct device_driver' has
    no member named 'kobj'
    drivers/net/ehea/ehea_main.c:2818: error: 'struct device_driver' has
    no member named 'kobj'
    drivers/net/ehea/ehea_main.c: In function 'ehea_driver_sysfs_remove':
    drivers/net/ehea/ehea_main.c:2830: error: 'struct device_driver' has
    no member named 'kobj'

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