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SubjectRe: sysfs file creation result nightmare (WAS radeonfb: Fix sysfs_create_bin_file warnings)
Andrew Morton wrote:

> Generally speaking, if sysfs file creation went wrong, it's due to a bug.
> The result is that the driver isn't working as intended: tunables or
> instrumentation which it is designed to make available are not present. We
> want to know about that bug asap so we can get it fixed.
Failing to init the fb is certainly a good way to make sure the problem
isn't overlooked, but perhaps a bit shy in the area of letting the user
find out what the error was. Perhaps a warning would be better.

bill davidsen <>
CTO TMR Associates, Inc
Doing interesting things with small computers since 1979
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