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SubjectRe: change to fs/proc/inode.c breaks ALSA drivers
On Sat, Nov 24, 2001 at 07:24:47PM -0800, Alex Davis wrote:
>
> Somewhere between 2.4.15pre6 and 2.4.15 final, fs/proc/inode.c
> was modified. The change causes all the devices files that ALSA
> creates in /proc/asound/dev to have a major and minor number of
> zero. I'm sending a patch to revert the file back to what it
> was in 2.4.15pre5.

This change present on alsa-driver cvs fixed the problem on mine,
at least.

diff -urN --exclude=CVS alsa-driver-0.5.12/kernel/info.c alsa-driver/kernel/info.c
--- alsa-driver-0.5.12/kernel/info.c Wed Jun 28 02:02:03 2000
+++ alsa-driver/kernel/info.c Wed Nov 21 23:28:35 2001
@@ -897,7 +897,9 @@
if (p) {
snd_info_device_entry_prepare(p, entry);
#ifdef LINUX_2_3
- p->proc_fops = &snd_fops;
+ /* we should not set this - at least * on 2.4.14 or later it causes
+ problems! */
+ /* p->proc_fops = &snd_fops; */
#else
p->ops = &snd_info_device_inode_operations;
#endif
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