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SubjectRe: pktcdvd -> sysfs warning with 2.6.27
On Sun, Oct 12, 2008 at 01:26:25PM +0100, Nix wrote:
> At the very end of my startup scripts, I say
>
> pktsetup cdrw /dev/cdrw
>
> to get the stuff in /etc/pktcdvd set up right.
>
> As of 2.6.27 this has started complaining:
>
> pktcdvd: writer pktcdvd0 mapped to hde
> ------------[ cut here ]------------
> WARNING: at fs/sysfs/dir.c:463 sysfs_add_one+0x2f/0x3b()
> sysfs: duplicate filename '254:0' can not be created
> Modules linked in:
> Pid: 1306, comm: pktsetup Not tainted 2.6.27-dirty #1
> [<c011ac1c>] warn_slowpath+0x50/0x71
> [<c0245c17>] ? ida_get_new_above+0xdc/0x17d
> [<c0245a8a>] ? idr_get_empty_slot+0x142/0x1f3
> [<c0245c17>] ? ida_get_new_above+0xdc/0x17d
> [<c01a1738>] ? sysfs_ilookup_test+0x0/0x16
> [<c01a1919>] ? sysfs_find_dirent+0x1b/0x2c
> [<c01a1aba>] sysfs_add_one+0x2f/0x3b
> [<c01a26f6>] sysfs_do_create_link+0xb1/0x106
> [<c01a276b>] sysfs_create_link+0xf/0x14
> [<c02749d2>] device_add+0x134/0x455
> [<c0274d0a>] device_register+0x17/0x1a
> [<c0274d8d>] device_create_vargs+0x80/0xa3
> [<c0274dd0>] device_create+0x20/0x24
> [<c028208f>] pkt_setup_dev+0x2ed/0x429
> [<c0282251>] pkt_ctl_ioctl+0x86/0x18c
> [<c0170c09>] vfs_ioctl+0x55/0x6e
> [<c0185801>] ? block_truncate_page+0xa9/0x1e0
> [<c0170e58>] do_vfs_ioctl+0x236/0x249
> [<c0170e9c>] sys_ioctl+0x31/0x4d
> [<c0102c8d>] sysenter_do_call+0x12/0x25
> [<c0185801>] ? block_truncate_page+0xa9/0x1e0
> =======================
> ---[ end trace 1cdd10ab78ee5bc6 ]---
>
> For the life of me I can't see where pkt_sysfs_dev_new() is being called
> more than once: indeed, from the trace above GCC has inlined it into
> pkt_setup_dev() as a static function called from only one place...

Perhaps some other kernel code is registering with that same major/minor
number, making it already present in sysfs. Where does that sysfs file
link to before you load your driver?

thanks,

greg k-h


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