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    SubjectRe: [PATCH -mm 9/9] netconsole: Support dynamic reconfiguration using configfs
    Hi Keiichi,

    On Sun, 8 Jul 2007, KII Keiichi wrote:
    > Hi Satyam,
    >
    > > After more discussion, Joel suggested the idea to separately manage the
    > > lifetimes of the two kinds of netconsole_target objects, those created while
    > > parsing boot/module options and those created via configfs mkdir(2) from
    > > userspace, in my driver itself. That adds a little bit of complexity and
    > > redundancy (multiple item creation and destruction points) in this driver.
    > > Note that the latter type (configfs-created netconsole_targets) can be
    > > modified / updated / destroyed at runtime from userspace but the former
    > > (param string created) cannot, as they are not exposed through our configfs
    > > namespace. However, this is not really a problem and is similar to current
    > > behaviour in any case.
    >
    > Maybe you should add the above description into
    > Documentation/networking/netconsole.txt.
    > The users of netconsole applied these patches may think that they can change
    > parameters of netconsole_target(param string created at the time of parsing
    > boot/options).

    Yes, you're absolutely right. This definitely needs to be mentioned in the
    documenation -- I'll take care of this in the next iteration.

    Satyam
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