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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ibmebus/of_platform: Move "name" sysfs attribute into generic OF devices
Joachim Fenkes writes:

> > Is this a bugfix that is needed for 2.6.27?
>
> Yes, definitely. The eHCA userspace driver relies on the name attribute to
> check for valid adapters (it checks that the name is "lhca"), so with the
> name attribute gone, eHCA userspace will cease to work.

OK, I'll put it in. Please, in future, always say explicitly if you
think a patch needs to go in to the kernel we're currently
stablizing. Otherwise, I'll generally assume it's for the next merge
window.

Paul.


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