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SubjectRe: change to fs/proc/inode.c breaks ALSA drivers
Thanks for the info Mike. But can anyone answer why
inode.c was changed in the first place??

--- Mike Maravillo <mike.maravillo@q-linux.com> wrote:
> 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
>
> --
> .--. Michael J. Maravillo
> office://+63.2.894.3592/
> ( () ) Q Linux Solutions, Inc.
> mobile://+63.917.897.0919/
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