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SubjectRe: [PATCH mm] sysfs: add /sys/dev/usb to handle CONFIG_USB_DEVICE_CLASS=y
On Thu, Apr 17, 2008 at 07:11:03PM -0700, Dan Williams wrote:
> The deprecated config option CONFIG_USB_DEVICE_CLASS causes class devices
> with duplicate major:minor numbers to be registered. In effect they
> represent a usb specific address space for major:minor numbers so add 'usb'
> as a directory along side 'block' and 'char'.
> Cc: Kay Sievers <>
> Signed-off-by: Dan Williams <>
> ---
> This boots up without warning on my dev system. We end up with the
> following situation:

This patch is not going to work if usbcore is a module :(


greg k-h

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