Re: [PATCH -mm] x86 boot : export boot_params via sysfs

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On Dec 12, 2007 10:40 AM, Andrew Morton <[email protected]> wrote:
> On Tue, 11 Dec 2007 16:49:09 +0000 "Huang, Ying" <[email protected]> wrote:
> > This patch export the boot parameters via sysfs. This can be used for
> > debugging and kexec.
> >
> > The files added are as follow:
> >
> > /sys/kernel/boot_params/data  : binary file for struct boot_params
> > /sys/kernel/boot_params/version       : boot protocol version
> Your patch uses kobject_create_and_register() which was added in Greg's
> driver tree as of 2.6.24-rc4-mm1.
> However for some reason kobject_create_and_register() has magically vanished
> from Greg's current driver tree so I cannot carry this patch, sorry.

Seems kobject_create_and_register would be replaced by
kobject_create_and_add, and the uevent handling would be separated
from original create_and_register onefunction.

wait for greg's patches or modify to use:


BTW, I suspect whether the uevent is really needed for boot_params object.

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