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Subject[PATCH] sysfs: fix hardlink count on device_move
From: Peter Oberparleiter <oberpar@linux.vnet.ibm.com>

Update directory hardlink count when moving kobjects to a new parent.
Fixes the following problem which occurs when several devices are
moved to the same parent and then unregistered:

> ls -laF /sys/devices/css0/defunct/
> total 0
> drwxr-xr-x 4294967295 root root 0 2009-07-14 17:02 ./
> drwxr-xr-x 114 root root 0 2009-07-14 17:02 ../
> drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 0 2009-07-14 17:01 power/
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 4096 2009-07-14 17:01 uevent

Signed-off-by: Peter Oberparleiter <oberpar@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
---
fs/sysfs/dir.c | 2 ++
1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)
Index: linux-2.6.31-rc3/fs/sysfs/dir.c
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6.31-rc3.orig/fs/sysfs/dir.c
+++ linux-2.6.31-rc3/fs/sysfs/dir.c
@@ -939,8 +939,10 @@ again:
/* Remove from old parent's list and insert into new parent's list. */
sysfs_unlink_sibling(sd);
sysfs_get(new_parent_sd);
+ drop_nlink(old_parent->d_inode);
sysfs_put(sd->s_parent);
sd->s_parent = new_parent_sd;
+ inc_nlink(new_parent->d_inode);
sysfs_link_sibling(sd);

out_unlock:


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