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SubjectRe: ide-cs stack_dump
On Mon, Aug 04, 2003 at 05:48:28PM +0300, Jani Monoses wrote:
> Hi
> as reported by someone earlier this year there's a long stack_dump
> starting from kobject_register failed with -17 (EEXISTS) when ide-cs
> detects a CF card.
> The reason is as I see it that both rescan_partitions and register_disk
> are called, both of which in turn call add_partition for all partitions
> on the CF card. add_partition calls kobject_register. Also devfs_mk_bdev
> is called twice but it only prints an error msg 'could not append...'. I
> don't know if that is how things should be called or whether kobjects
> for IDE are broken as Alan responded to that earlier post but apart from
> this initial stack_dump the card works fine (not eject of course) So is
> kobject_register to verbose or calling code should make sure it does not
> attempt to register the same object multiple times?

You can't kobject_register the same object multiple times.

What you're describing above sounds to me like an IDE problem. It might
be worth discussing this with Bart. (cc'd)

Russell King ( The developer of ARM Linux

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