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SubjectRe: sysfs ugly timer interface (was Re: [BUG] 2.6.21-rc1,2,3 regressions on my system that I found so far)
On Tue, Mar 20, 2007 at 11:54:03AM +0000, Pavel Machek wrote:
> Hi!
>
> > root@MAIN:/home/maxim# cat /sys/devices/system/clockevents/clockevents0/registered
> > lapic F:0007 M:3(periodic) C: 1
> > hpet F:0003 M:1(shutdown) C: 0
> > lapic F:0007 M:3(periodic) C: 0
> > root@MAIN:/home/maxim#
>
> Now... this file needs to die, before 2.6.21 is released. It tries to
> bring /proc-like parsing nightmare to sysfs. Kill it before it becomes
> part of stable ABI!

Eeek!

I agree, that needs to be fixed now.

Remember, 1 value per file in sysfs! Shall I just submit a patch
ripping it out for now?

thanks,

greg k-h
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