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authorLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2008-10-16 12:40:26 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2008-10-16 12:40:26 -0700
commitc813b4e16ead3c3df98ac84419d4df2adf33fe01 (patch)
tree2ca4a5b6966d833b6149e3dda7a4e85d1255779c /Documentation
parentc8d8a2321f9c4ee18fbcc399fdc2a77e580a03b9 (diff)
parent02683ffdf655b4ae15245376ba6fea6d9e5829a6 (diff)
Merge git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/gregkh/driver-core-2.6
* git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/gregkh/driver-core-2.6: (46 commits) UIO: Fix mapping of logical and virtual memory UIO: add automata sercos3 pci card support UIO: Change driver name of uio_pdrv UIO: Add alignment warnings for uio-mem Driver core: add bus_sort_breadthfirst() function NET: convert the phy_device file to use bus_find_device_by_name kobject: Cleanup kobject_rename and !CONFIG_SYSFS kobject: Fix kobject_rename and !CONFIG_SYSFS sysfs: Make dir and name args to sysfs_notify() const platform: add new device registration helper sysfs: use ilookup5() instead of ilookup5_nowait() PNP: create device attributes via default device attributes Driver core: make bus_find_device_by_name() more robust usb: turn dev_warn+WARN_ON combos into dev_WARN debug: use dev_WARN() rather than WARN_ON() in device_pm_add() debug: Introduce a dev_WARN() function sysfs: fix deadlock device model: Do a quickcheck for driver binding before doing an expensive check Driver core: Fix cleanup in device_create_vargs(). Driver core: Clarify device cleanup. ...
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diff --git a/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt b/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
index 82c561f3abbd..dd28a0d56981 100644
--- a/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
+++ b/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
@@ -1714,6 +1714,11 @@ and is between 256 and 4096 characters. It is defined in the file
Ranges are in pairs (memory base and size).
+ dynamic_printk
+ Enables pr_debug()/dev_dbg() calls if
+ CONFIG_DYNAMIC_PRINTK_DEBUG has been enabled. These can also
+ be switched on/off via <debugfs>/dynamic_printk/modules
[KNL] debug: print fatal signals
print-fatal-signals=1: print segfault info to
diff --git a/Documentation/kobject.txt b/Documentation/kobject.txt
index 51a8021ee532..f5d2aad65a67 100644
--- a/Documentation/kobject.txt
+++ b/Documentation/kobject.txt
@@ -118,6 +118,10 @@ the name of the kobject, call kobject_rename():
int kobject_rename(struct kobject *kobj, const char *new_name);
+Note kobject_rename does perform any locking or have a solid notion of
+what names are valid so the provide must provide their own sanity checking
+and serialization.
There is a function called kobject_set_name() but that is legacy cruft and
is being removed. If your code needs to call this function, it is
incorrect and needs to be fixed.