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-rw-r--r--arch/ppc/syslib/mv64x60.c1
-rw-r--r--arch/s390/kernel/ipl.c2
-rw-r--r--drivers/base/bus.c2
-rw-r--r--drivers/base/class.c2
-rw-r--r--drivers/base/core.c4
-rw-r--r--drivers/base/firmware_class.c2
-rw-r--r--drivers/block/pktcdvd.c3
-rw-r--r--drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_msghandler.c10
-rw-r--r--drivers/cpufreq/cpufreq_stats.c3
-rw-r--r--drivers/cpufreq/cpufreq_userspace.c2
-rw-r--r--drivers/cpufreq/freq_table.c1
-rw-r--r--drivers/firmware/dcdbas.h3
-rw-r--r--drivers/firmware/dell_rbu.c6
-rw-r--r--drivers/firmware/edd.c2
-rw-r--r--drivers/firmware/efivars.c6
-rw-r--r--drivers/i2c/chips/eeprom.c1
-rw-r--r--drivers/i2c/chips/max6875.c1
-rw-r--r--drivers/infiniband/core/sysfs.c1
-rw-r--r--drivers/input/mouse/psmouse.h1
-rw-r--r--drivers/macintosh/windfarm_core.c2
-rw-r--r--drivers/misc/asus-laptop.c3
-rw-r--r--drivers/net/ibmveth.c2
-rw-r--r--drivers/parisc/pdc_stable.c4
-rw-r--r--drivers/pci/hotplug/acpiphp_ibm.c1
-rw-r--r--drivers/pci/pci-sysfs.c4
-rw-r--r--drivers/pci/probe.c2
-rw-r--r--drivers/pcmcia/socket_sysfs.c2
-rw-r--r--drivers/rapidio/rio-sysfs.c1
-rw-r--r--drivers/rtc/rtc-ds1553.c1
-rw-r--r--drivers/rtc/rtc-ds1742.c1
-rw-r--r--drivers/s390/cio/chp.c2
-rw-r--r--drivers/s390/net/qeth_sys.c2
-rw-r--r--drivers/scsi/arcmsr/arcmsr_attr.c3
-rw-r--r--drivers/scsi/libsas/sas_expander.c1
-rw-r--r--drivers/scsi/lpfc/lpfc_attr.c2
-rw-r--r--drivers/scsi/qla2xxx/qla_attr.c6
-rw-r--r--drivers/spi/at25.c1
-rw-r--r--drivers/video/aty/radeon_base.c2
-rw-r--r--drivers/video/backlight/backlight.c2
-rw-r--r--drivers/video/backlight/lcd.c2
-rw-r--r--drivers/w1/slaves/w1_ds2433.c1
-rw-r--r--drivers/w1/slaves/w1_therm.c1
-rw-r--r--drivers/w1/w1.c2
-rw-r--r--drivers/zorro/zorro-sysfs.c1
-rw-r--r--fs/ecryptfs/main.c2
-rw-r--r--fs/ocfs2/cluster/masklog.c1
-rw-r--r--fs/partitions/check.c1
-rw-r--r--fs/sysfs/bin.c19
-rw-r--r--fs/sysfs/file.c21
-rw-r--r--include/linux/sysdev.h3
-rw-r--r--include/linux/sysfs.h12
-rw-r--r--kernel/module.c9
-rw-r--r--kernel/params.c1
-rw-r--r--net/bridge/br_sysfs_br.c3
-rw-r--r--net/bridge/br_sysfs_if.c3
55 files changed, 44 insertions, 135 deletions
diff --git a/arch/ppc/syslib/mv64x60.c b/arch/ppc/syslib/mv64x60.c
index 8485a68cd475..032f4b7f4225 100644
--- a/arch/ppc/syslib/mv64x60.c
+++ b/arch/ppc/syslib/mv64x60.c
@@ -2415,7 +2415,6 @@ static struct bin_attribute mv64xxx_hs_reg_attr = { /* Hotswap register */
.attr = {
.name = "hs_reg",
.mode = S_IRUGO | S_IWUSR,
- .owner = THIS_MODULE,
},
.size = VAL_LEN_MAX,
.read = mv64xxx_hs_reg_read,
diff --git a/arch/s390/kernel/ipl.c b/arch/s390/kernel/ipl.c
index 82b131ddd7ff..9a13b24ee1ab 100644
--- a/arch/s390/kernel/ipl.c
+++ b/arch/s390/kernel/ipl.c
@@ -312,7 +312,6 @@ static struct bin_attribute ipl_parameter_attr = {
.attr = {
.name = "binary_parameter",
.mode = S_IRUGO,
- .owner = THIS_MODULE,
},
.size = PAGE_SIZE,
.read = &ipl_parameter_read,
@@ -336,7 +335,6 @@ static struct bin_attribute ipl_scp_data_attr = {
.attr = {
.name = "scp_data",
.mode = S_IRUGO,
- .owner = THIS_MODULE,
},
.size = PAGE_SIZE,
.read = &ipl_scp_data_read,
diff --git a/drivers/base/bus.c b/drivers/base/bus.c
index f299e0d6abc4..61c67526a656 100644
--- a/drivers/base/bus.c
+++ b/drivers/base/bus.c
@@ -574,7 +574,6 @@ static int add_probe_files(struct bus_type *bus)
bus->drivers_probe_attr.attr.name = "drivers_probe";
bus->drivers_probe_attr.attr.mode = S_IWUSR;
- bus->drivers_probe_attr.attr.owner = bus->owner;
bus->drivers_probe_attr.store = store_drivers_probe;
retval = bus_create_file(bus, &bus->drivers_probe_attr);
if (retval)
@@ -582,7 +581,6 @@ static int add_probe_files(struct bus_type *bus)
bus->drivers_autoprobe_attr.attr.name = "drivers_autoprobe";
bus->drivers_autoprobe_attr.attr.mode = S_IWUSR | S_IRUGO;
- bus->drivers_autoprobe_attr.attr.owner = bus->owner;
bus->drivers_autoprobe_attr.show = show_drivers_autoprobe;
bus->drivers_autoprobe_attr.store = store_drivers_autoprobe;
retval = bus_create_file(bus, &bus->drivers_autoprobe_attr);
diff --git a/drivers/base/class.c b/drivers/base/class.c
index 8c506dbe3913..9cbfde23b9e3 100644
--- a/drivers/base/class.c
+++ b/drivers/base/class.c
@@ -605,7 +605,6 @@ int class_device_add(struct class_device *class_dev)
goto out3;
class_dev->uevent_attr.attr.name = "uevent";
class_dev->uevent_attr.attr.mode = S_IWUSR;
- class_dev->uevent_attr.attr.owner = parent_class->owner;
class_dev->uevent_attr.store = store_uevent;
error = class_device_create_file(class_dev, &class_dev->uevent_attr);
if (error)
@@ -620,7 +619,6 @@ int class_device_add(struct class_device *class_dev)
}
attr->attr.name = "dev";
attr->attr.mode = S_IRUGO;
- attr->attr.owner = parent_class->owner;
attr->show = show_dev;
error = class_device_create_file(class_dev, attr);
if (error) {
diff --git a/drivers/base/core.c b/drivers/base/core.c
index cff4fbfbb055..e3fb87bfc6e1 100644
--- a/drivers/base/core.c
+++ b/drivers/base/core.c
@@ -683,8 +683,6 @@ int device_add(struct device *dev)
dev->uevent_attr.attr.name = "uevent";
dev->uevent_attr.attr.mode = S_IRUGO | S_IWUSR;
- if (dev->driver)
- dev->uevent_attr.attr.owner = dev->driver->owner;
dev->uevent_attr.store = store_uevent;
dev->uevent_attr.show = show_uevent;
error = device_create_file(dev, &dev->uevent_attr);
@@ -700,8 +698,6 @@ int device_add(struct device *dev)
}
attr->attr.name = "dev";
attr->attr.mode = S_IRUGO;
- if (dev->driver)
- attr->attr.owner = dev->driver->owner;
attr->show = show_dev;
error = device_create_file(dev, attr);
if (error) {
diff --git a/drivers/base/firmware_class.c b/drivers/base/firmware_class.c
index 89a5f4a54913..0e511485d2e6 100644
--- a/drivers/base/firmware_class.c
+++ b/drivers/base/firmware_class.c
@@ -271,7 +271,7 @@ out:
}
static struct bin_attribute firmware_attr_data_tmpl = {
- .attr = {.name = "data", .mode = 0644, .owner = THIS_MODULE},
+ .attr = {.name = "data", .mode = 0644},
.size = 0,
.read = firmware_data_read,
.write = firmware_data_write,
diff --git a/drivers/block/pktcdvd.c b/drivers/block/pktcdvd.c
index f1b9dd7d47d6..ce64e86d6ffb 100644
--- a/drivers/block/pktcdvd.c
+++ b/drivers/block/pktcdvd.c
@@ -146,8 +146,7 @@ static void pkt_kobj_release(struct kobject *kobj)
**********************************************************/
#define DEF_ATTR(_obj,_name,_mode) \
- static struct attribute _obj = { \
- .name = _name, .owner = THIS_MODULE, .mode = _mode }
+ static struct attribute _obj = { .name = _name, .mode = _mode }
/**********************************************************
/sys/class/pktcdvd/pktcdvd[0-7]/
diff --git a/drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_msghandler.c b/drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_msghandler.c
index 8e222f2b80cc..b5df7e61aeb2 100644
--- a/drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_msghandler.c
+++ b/drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_msghandler.c
@@ -2171,52 +2171,42 @@ static int create_files(struct bmc_device *bmc)
int err;
bmc->device_id_attr.attr.name = "device_id";
- bmc->device_id_attr.attr.owner = THIS_MODULE;
bmc->device_id_attr.attr.mode = S_IRUGO;
bmc->device_id_attr.show = device_id_show;
bmc->provides_dev_sdrs_attr.attr.name = "provides_device_sdrs";
- bmc->provides_dev_sdrs_attr.attr.owner = THIS_MODULE;
bmc->provides_dev_sdrs_attr.attr.mode = S_IRUGO;
bmc->provides_dev_sdrs_attr.show = provides_dev_sdrs_show;
bmc->revision_attr.attr.name = "revision";
- bmc->revision_attr.attr.owner = THIS_MODULE;
bmc->revision_attr.attr.mode = S_IRUGO;
bmc->revision_attr.show = revision_show;
bmc->firmware_rev_attr.attr.name = "firmware_revision";
- bmc->firmware_rev_attr.attr.owner = THIS_MODULE;
bmc->firmware_rev_attr.attr.mode = S_IRUGO;
bmc->firmware_rev_attr.show = firmware_rev_show;
bmc->version_attr.attr.name = "ipmi_version";
- bmc->version_attr.attr.owner = THIS_MODULE;
bmc->version_attr.attr.mode = S_IRUGO;
bmc->version_attr.show = ipmi_version_show;
bmc->add_dev_support_attr.attr.name = "additional_device_support";
- bmc->add_dev_support_attr.attr.owner = THIS_MODULE;
bmc->add_dev_support_attr.attr.mode = S_IRUGO;
bmc->add_dev_support_attr.show = add_dev_support_show;
bmc->manufacturer_id_attr.attr.name = "manufacturer_id";
- bmc->manufacturer_id_attr.attr.owner = THIS_MODULE;
bmc->manufacturer_id_attr.attr.mode = S_IRUGO;
bmc->manufacturer_id_attr.show = manufacturer_id_show;
bmc->product_id_attr.attr.name = "product_id";
- bmc->product_id_attr.attr.owner = THIS_MODULE;
bmc->product_id_attr.attr.mode = S_IRUGO;
bmc->product_id_attr.show = product_id_show;
bmc->guid_attr.attr.name = "guid";
- bmc->guid_attr.attr.owner = THIS_MODULE;
bmc->guid_attr.attr.mode = S_IRUGO;
bmc->guid_attr.show = guid_show;
bmc->aux_firmware_rev_attr.attr.name = "aux_firmware_revision";
- bmc->aux_firmware_rev_attr.attr.owner = THIS_MODULE;
bmc->aux_firmware_rev_attr.attr.mode = S_IRUGO;
bmc->aux_firmware_rev_attr.show = aux_firmware_rev_show;
diff --git a/drivers/cpufreq/cpufreq_stats.c b/drivers/cpufreq/cpufreq_stats.c
index d2f0cbd8b8f3..917b9bab9ccb 100644
--- a/drivers/cpufreq/cpufreq_stats.c
+++ b/drivers/cpufreq/cpufreq_stats.c
@@ -25,8 +25,7 @@ static spinlock_t cpufreq_stats_lock;
#define CPUFREQ_STATDEVICE_ATTR(_name,_mode,_show) \
static struct freq_attr _attr_##_name = {\
- .attr = {.name = __stringify(_name), .owner = THIS_MODULE, \
- .mode = _mode, }, \
+ .attr = {.name = __stringify(_name), .mode = _mode, }, \
.show = _show,\
};
diff --git a/drivers/cpufreq/cpufreq_userspace.c b/drivers/cpufreq/cpufreq_userspace.c
index 860345c7799a..a648970338b0 100644
--- a/drivers/cpufreq/cpufreq_userspace.c
+++ b/drivers/cpufreq/cpufreq_userspace.c
@@ -120,7 +120,7 @@ store_speed (struct cpufreq_policy *policy, const char *buf, size_t count)
static struct freq_attr freq_attr_scaling_setspeed =
{
- .attr = { .name = "scaling_setspeed", .mode = 0644, .owner = THIS_MODULE },
+ .attr = { .name = "scaling_setspeed", .mode = 0644 },
.show = show_speed,
.store = store_speed,
};
diff --git a/drivers/cpufreq/freq_table.c b/drivers/cpufreq/freq_table.c
index e7490925fdcf..5409f3afb3f8 100644
--- a/drivers/cpufreq/freq_table.c
+++ b/drivers/cpufreq/freq_table.c
@@ -199,7 +199,6 @@ static ssize_t show_available_freqs (struct cpufreq_policy *policy, char *buf)
struct freq_attr cpufreq_freq_attr_scaling_available_freqs = {
.attr = { .name = "scaling_available_frequencies",
.mode = 0444,
- .owner=THIS_MODULE
},
.show = show_available_freqs,
};
diff --git a/drivers/firmware/dcdbas.h b/drivers/firmware/dcdbas.h
index 58a85182b3e8..dcdba0f1b32c 100644
--- a/drivers/firmware/dcdbas.h
+++ b/drivers/firmware/dcdbas.h
@@ -67,8 +67,7 @@
#define DCDBAS_BIN_ATTR_RW(_name) \
struct bin_attribute bin_attr_##_name = { \
.attr = { .name = __stringify(_name), \
- .mode = 0600, \
- .owner = THIS_MODULE }, \
+ .mode = 0600 }, \
.read = _name##_read, \
.write = _name##_write, \
}
diff --git a/drivers/firmware/dell_rbu.c b/drivers/firmware/dell_rbu.c
index fc702e40bd43..f8afecb7d0cf 100644
--- a/drivers/firmware/dell_rbu.c
+++ b/drivers/firmware/dell_rbu.c
@@ -687,18 +687,18 @@ static ssize_t write_rbu_packet_size(struct kobject *kobj, char *buffer,
}
static struct bin_attribute rbu_data_attr = {
- .attr = {.name = "data",.owner = THIS_MODULE,.mode = 0444},
+ .attr = {.name = "data", .mode = 0444},
.read = read_rbu_data,
};
static struct bin_attribute rbu_image_type_attr = {
- .attr = {.name = "image_type",.owner = THIS_MODULE,.mode = 0644},
+ .attr = {.name = "image_type", .mode = 0644},
.read = read_rbu_image_type,
.write = write_rbu_image_type,
};
static struct bin_attribute rbu_packet_size_attr = {
- .attr = {.name = "packet_size",.owner = THIS_MODULE,.mode = 0644},
+ .attr = {.name = "packet_size", .mode = 0644},
.read = read_rbu_packet_size,
.write = write_rbu_packet_size,
};
diff --git a/drivers/firmware/edd.c b/drivers/firmware/edd.c
index d8806e4f1829..15232271d848 100644
--- a/drivers/firmware/edd.c
+++ b/drivers/firmware/edd.c
@@ -74,7 +74,7 @@ static struct edd_device *edd_devices[EDD_MBR_SIG_MAX];
#define EDD_DEVICE_ATTR(_name,_mode,_show,_test) \
struct edd_attribute edd_attr_##_name = { \
- .attr = {.name = __stringify(_name), .mode = _mode, .owner = THIS_MODULE }, \
+ .attr = {.name = __stringify(_name), .mode = _mode }, \
.show = _show, \
.test = _test, \
};
diff --git a/drivers/firmware/efivars.c b/drivers/firmware/efivars.c
index 1324984a4c35..bfd2d67df689 100644
--- a/drivers/firmware/efivars.c
+++ b/drivers/firmware/efivars.c
@@ -131,21 +131,21 @@ struct efivar_attribute {
#define EFI_ATTR(_name, _mode, _show, _store) \
struct subsys_attribute efi_attr_##_name = { \
- .attr = {.name = __stringify(_name), .mode = _mode, .owner = THIS_MODULE}, \
+ .attr = {.name = __stringify(_name), .mode = _mode}, \
.show = _show, \
.store = _store, \
};
#define EFIVAR_ATTR(_name, _mode, _show, _store) \
struct efivar_attribute efivar_attr_##_name = { \
- .attr = {.name = __stringify(_name), .mode = _mode, .owner = THIS_MODULE}, \
+ .attr = {.name = __stringify(_name), .mode = _mode}, \
.show = _show, \
.store = _store, \
};
#define VAR_SUBSYS_ATTR(_name, _mode, _show, _store) \
struct subsys_attribute var_subsys_attr_##_name = { \
- .attr = {.name = __stringify(_name), .mode = _mode, .owner = THIS_MODULE}, \
+ .attr = {.name = __stringify(_name), .mode = _mode}, \
.show = _show, \
.store = _store, \
};
diff --git a/drivers/i2c/chips/eeprom.c b/drivers/i2c/chips/eeprom.c
index bfce13c8f1ff..5990dd5fc773 100644
--- a/drivers/i2c/chips/eeprom.c
+++ b/drivers/i2c/chips/eeprom.c
@@ -143,7 +143,6 @@ static struct bin_attribute eeprom_attr = {
.attr = {
.name = "eeprom",
.mode = S_IRUGO,
- .owner = THIS_MODULE,
},
.size = EEPROM_SIZE,
.read = eeprom_read,
diff --git a/drivers/i2c/chips/max6875.c b/drivers/i2c/chips/max6875.c
index 76645c142977..1405ce5b236c 100644
--- a/drivers/i2c/chips/max6875.c
+++ b/drivers/i2c/chips/max6875.c
@@ -152,7 +152,6 @@ static struct bin_attribute user_eeprom_attr = {
.attr = {
.name = "eeprom",
.mode = S_IRUGO,
- .owner = THIS_MODULE,
},
.size = USER_EEPROM_SIZE,
.read = max6875_read,
diff --git a/drivers/infiniband/core/sysfs.c b/drivers/infiniband/core/sysfs.c
index 08c299ebf4a8..bf9b99292048 100644
--- a/drivers/infiniband/core/sysfs.c
+++ b/drivers/infiniband/core/sysfs.c
@@ -479,7 +479,6 @@ alloc_group_attrs(ssize_t (*show)(struct ib_port *,
element->attr.attr.name = element->name;
element->attr.attr.mode = S_IRUGO;
- element->attr.attr.owner = THIS_MODULE;
element->attr.show = show;
element->index = i;
diff --git a/drivers/input/mouse/psmouse.h b/drivers/input/mouse/psmouse.h
index 27a68835b5ba..1317bdd8cc7c 100644
--- a/drivers/input/mouse/psmouse.h
+++ b/drivers/input/mouse/psmouse.h
@@ -119,7 +119,6 @@ static struct psmouse_attribute psmouse_attr_##_name = { \
.attr = { \
.name = __stringify(_name), \
.mode = _mode, \
- .owner = THIS_MODULE, \
}, \
.show = psmouse_attr_show_helper, \
.store = psmouse_attr_set_helper, \
diff --git a/drivers/macintosh/windfarm_core.c b/drivers/macintosh/windfarm_core.c
index 11ced17f438a..4fcb245ba184 100644
--- a/drivers/macintosh/windfarm_core.c
+++ b/drivers/macintosh/windfarm_core.c
@@ -212,7 +212,6 @@ int wf_register_control(struct wf_control *new_ct)
list_add(&new_ct->link, &wf_controls);
new_ct->attr.attr.name = new_ct->name;
- new_ct->attr.attr.owner = THIS_MODULE;
new_ct->attr.attr.mode = 0644;
new_ct->attr.show = wf_show_control;
new_ct->attr.store = wf_store_control;
@@ -325,7 +324,6 @@ int wf_register_sensor(struct wf_sensor *new_sr)
list_add(&new_sr->link, &wf_sensors);
new_sr->attr.attr.name = new_sr->name;
- new_sr->attr.attr.owner = THIS_MODULE;
new_sr->attr.attr.mode = 0444;
new_sr->attr.show = wf_show_sensor;
new_sr->attr.store = NULL;
diff --git a/drivers/misc/asus-laptop.c b/drivers/misc/asus-laptop.c
index 4f9060a2a2f2..7798f590e5aa 100644
--- a/drivers/misc/asus-laptop.c
+++ b/drivers/misc/asus-laptop.c
@@ -737,8 +737,7 @@ static void asus_hotk_notify(acpi_handle handle, u32 event, void *data)
struct device_attribute dev_attr_##_name = { \
.attr = { \
.name = __stringify(_name), \
- .mode = 0, \
- .owner = THIS_MODULE }, \
+ .mode = 0 }, \
.show = NULL, \
.store = NULL, \
}
diff --git a/drivers/net/ibmveth.c b/drivers/net/ibmveth.c
index 6ec3d500f334..d96eb7229548 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ibmveth.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ibmveth.c
@@ -1337,7 +1337,7 @@ const char * buf, size_t count)
#define ATTR(_name, _mode) \
struct attribute veth_##_name##_attr = { \
- .name = __stringify(_name), .mode = _mode, .owner = THIS_MODULE \
+ .name = __stringify(_name), .mode = _mode, \
};
static ATTR(active, 0644);
diff --git a/drivers/parisc/pdc_stable.c b/drivers/parisc/pdc_stable.c
index 924ef0609460..fc4bde259dc7 100644
--- a/drivers/parisc/pdc_stable.c
+++ b/drivers/parisc/pdc_stable.c
@@ -121,14 +121,14 @@ struct pdcspath_entry pdcspath_entry_##_name = { \
#define PDCS_ATTR(_name, _mode, _show, _store) \
struct subsys_attribute pdcs_attr_##_name = { \
- .attr = {.name = __stringify(_name), .mode = _mode, .owner = THIS_MODULE}, \
+ .attr = {.name = __stringify(_name), .mode = _mode}, \
.show = _show, \
.store = _store, \
};
#define PATHS_ATTR(_name, _mode, _show, _store) \
struct pdcspath_attribute paths_attr_##_name = { \
- .attr = {.name = __stringify(_name), .mode = _mode, .owner = THIS_MODULE}, \
+ .attr = {.name = __stringify(_name), .mode = _mode}, \
.show = _show, \
.store = _store, \
};
diff --git a/drivers/pci/hotplug/acpiphp_ibm.c b/drivers/pci/hotplug/acpiphp_ibm.c
index e7322c25d377..74556ec31a5b 100644
--- a/drivers/pci/hotplug/acpiphp_ibm.c
+++ b/drivers/pci/hotplug/acpiphp_ibm.c
@@ -117,7 +117,6 @@ static struct notification ibm_note;
static struct bin_attribute ibm_apci_table_attr = {
.attr = {
.name = "apci_table",
- .owner = THIS_MODULE,
.mode = S_IRUGO,
},
.read = ibm_read_apci_table,
diff --git a/drivers/pci/pci-sysfs.c b/drivers/pci/pci-sysfs.c
index 284e83a527f9..d448f8df8613 100644
--- a/drivers/pci/pci-sysfs.c
+++ b/drivers/pci/pci-sysfs.c
@@ -499,7 +499,6 @@ static int pci_create_resource_files(struct pci_dev *pdev)
sprintf(res_attr_name, "resource%d", i);
res_attr->attr.name = res_attr_name;
res_attr->attr.mode = S_IRUSR | S_IWUSR;
- res_attr->attr.owner = THIS_MODULE;
res_attr->size = pci_resource_len(pdev, i);
res_attr->mmap = pci_mmap_resource;
res_attr->private = &pdev->resource[i];
@@ -582,7 +581,6 @@ static struct bin_attribute pci_config_attr = {
.attr = {
.name = "config",
.mode = S_IRUGO | S_IWUSR,
- .owner = THIS_MODULE,
},
.size = 256,
.read = pci_read_config,
@@ -593,7 +591,6 @@ static struct bin_attribute pcie_config_attr = {
.attr = {
.name = "config",
.mode = S_IRUGO | S_IWUSR,
- .owner = THIS_MODULE,
},
.size = 4096,
.read = pci_read_config,
@@ -628,7 +625,6 @@ int __must_check pci_create_sysfs_dev_files (struct pci_dev *pdev)
rom_attr->size = pci_resource_len(pdev, PCI_ROM_RESOURCE);
rom_attr->attr.name = "rom";
rom_attr->attr.mode = S_IRUSR;
- rom_attr->attr.owner = THIS_MODULE;
rom_attr->read = pci_read_rom;
rom_attr->write = pci_write_rom;
retval = sysfs_create_bin_file(&pdev->dev.kobj, rom_attr);
diff --git a/drivers/pci/probe.c b/drivers/pci/probe.c
index e48fcf089621..08783bd381f5 100644
--- a/drivers/pci/probe.c
+++ b/drivers/pci/probe.c
@@ -39,7 +39,6 @@ static void pci_create_legacy_files(struct pci_bus *b)
b->legacy_io->attr.name = "legacy_io";
b->legacy_io->size = 0xffff;
b->legacy_io->attr.mode = S_IRUSR | S_IWUSR;
- b->legacy_io->attr.owner = THIS_MODULE;
b->legacy_io->read = pci_read_legacy_io;
b->legacy_io->write = pci_write_legacy_io;
class_device_create_bin_file(&b->class_dev, b->legacy_io);
@@ -49,7 +48,6 @@ static void pci_create_legacy_files(struct pci_bus *b)
b->legacy_mem->attr.name = "legacy_mem";
b->legacy_mem->size = 1024*1024;
b->legacy_mem->attr.mode = S_IRUSR | S_IWUSR;
- b->legacy_mem->attr.owner = THIS_MODULE;
b->legacy_mem->mmap = pci_mmap_legacy_mem;
class_device_create_bin_file(&b->class_dev, b->legacy_mem);
}
diff --git a/drivers/pcmcia/socket_sysfs.c b/drivers/pcmcia/socket_sysfs.c
index a2bb46526b56..dbfbe65779e5 100644
--- a/drivers/pcmcia/socket_sysfs.c
+++ b/drivers/pcmcia/socket_sysfs.c
@@ -366,7 +366,7 @@ static struct device_attribute *pccard_socket_attributes[] = {
};
static struct bin_attribute pccard_cis_attr = {
- .attr = { .name = "cis", .mode = S_IRUGO | S_IWUSR, .owner = THIS_MODULE},
+ .attr = { .name = "cis", .mode = S_IRUGO | S_IWUSR },
.size = 0x200,
.read = pccard_show_cis,
.write = pccard_store_cis,
diff --git a/drivers/rapidio/rio-sysfs.c b/drivers/rapidio/rio-sysfs.c
index eed91434417d..a3972b9f96e6 100644
--- a/drivers/rapidio/rio-sysfs.c
+++ b/drivers/rapidio/rio-sysfs.c
@@ -197,7 +197,6 @@ static struct bin_attribute rio_config_attr = {
.attr = {
.name = "config",
.mode = S_IRUGO | S_IWUSR,
- .owner = THIS_MODULE,
},
.size = 0x200000,
.read = rio_read_config,
diff --git a/drivers/rtc/rtc-ds1553.c b/drivers/rtc/rtc-ds1553.c
index afa64c7fa2e2..b024cfb558f4 100644
--- a/drivers/rtc/rtc-ds1553.c
+++ b/drivers/rtc/rtc-ds1553.c
@@ -290,7 +290,6 @@ static struct bin_attribute ds1553_nvram_attr = {
.attr = {
.name = "nvram",
.mode = S_IRUGO | S_IWUGO,
- .owner = THIS_MODULE,
},
.size = RTC_OFFSET,
.read = ds1553_nvram_read,
diff --git a/drivers/rtc/rtc-ds1742.c b/drivers/rtc/rtc-ds1742.c
index d68288b389dc..1638acdbc913 100644
--- a/drivers/rtc/rtc-ds1742.c
+++ b/drivers/rtc/rtc-ds1742.c
@@ -159,7 +159,6 @@ static struct bin_attribute ds1742_nvram_attr = {
.attr = {
.name = "nvram",
.mode = S_IRUGO | S_IWUGO,
- .owner = THIS_MODULE,
},
.read = ds1742_nvram_read,
.write = ds1742_nvram_write,
diff --git a/drivers/s390/cio/chp.c b/drivers/s390/cio/chp.c
index ac289e6eadfe..96a8a72a6083 100644
--- a/drivers/s390/cio/chp.c
+++ b/drivers/s390/cio/chp.c
@@ -165,7 +165,6 @@ static struct bin_attribute chp_measurement_chars_attr = {
.attr = {
.name = "measurement_chars",
.mode = S_IRUSR,
- .owner = THIS_MODULE,
},
.size = sizeof(struct cmg_chars),
.read = chp_measurement_chars_read,
@@ -217,7 +216,6 @@ static struct bin_attribute chp_measurement_attr = {
.attr = {
.name = "measurement",
.mode = S_IRUSR,
- .owner = THIS_MODULE,
},
.size = sizeof(struct cmg_entry),
.read = chp_measurement_read,
diff --git a/drivers/s390/net/qeth_sys.c b/drivers/s390/net/qeth_sys.c
index 65ffc21afc37..bb0287ad1aac 100644
--- a/drivers/s390/net/qeth_sys.c
+++ b/drivers/s390/net/qeth_sys.c
@@ -991,7 +991,7 @@ static struct attribute_group qeth_osn_device_attr_group = {
#define QETH_DEVICE_ATTR(_id,_name,_mode,_show,_store) \
struct device_attribute dev_attr_##_id = { \
- .attr = {.name=__stringify(_name), .mode=_mode, .owner=THIS_MODULE },\
+ .attr = {.name=__stringify(_name), .mode=_mode, },\
.show = _show, \
.store = _store, \
};
diff --git a/drivers/scsi/arcmsr/arcmsr_attr.c b/drivers/scsi/arcmsr/arcmsr_attr.c
index 03bfed61bffc..8908228bc134 100644
--- a/drivers/scsi/arcmsr/arcmsr_attr.c
+++ b/drivers/scsi/arcmsr/arcmsr_attr.c
@@ -188,7 +188,6 @@ static struct bin_attribute arcmsr_sysfs_message_read_attr = {
.attr = {
.name = "mu_read",
.mode = S_IRUSR ,
- .owner = THIS_MODULE,
},
.size = 1032,
.read = arcmsr_sysfs_iop_message_read,
@@ -198,7 +197,6 @@ static struct bin_attribute arcmsr_sysfs_message_write_attr = {
.attr = {
.name = "mu_write",
.mode = S_IWUSR,
- .owner = THIS_MODULE,
},
.size = 1032,
.write = arcmsr_sysfs_iop_message_write,
@@ -208,7 +206,6 @@ static struct bin_attribute arcmsr_sysfs_message_clear_attr = {
.attr = {
.name = "mu_clear",
.mode = S_IWUSR,
- .owner = THIS_MODULE,
},
.size = 1,
.write = arcmsr_sysfs_iop_message_clear,
diff --git a/drivers/scsi/libsas/sas_expander.c b/drivers/scsi/libsas/sas_expander.c
index e34442e405e8..578ed79f4148 100644
--- a/drivers/scsi/libsas/sas_expander.c
+++ b/drivers/scsi/libsas/sas_expander.c
@@ -1368,7 +1368,6 @@ static void sas_ex_smp_hook(struct domain_device *dev)
memset(bin_attr, 0, sizeof(*bin_attr));
bin_attr->attr.name = SMP_BIN_ATTR_NAME;
- bin_attr->attr.owner = THIS_MODULE;
bin_attr->attr.mode = 0600;
bin_attr->size = 0;
diff --git a/drivers/scsi/lpfc/lpfc_attr.c b/drivers/scsi/lpfc/lpfc_attr.c
index 95fe77e816f8..f81fe501a4a1 100644
--- a/drivers/scsi/lpfc/lpfc_attr.c
+++ b/drivers/scsi/lpfc/lpfc_attr.c
@@ -1200,7 +1200,6 @@ static struct bin_attribute sysfs_ctlreg_attr = {
.attr = {
.name = "ctlreg",
.mode = S_IRUSR | S_IWUSR,
- .owner = THIS_MODULE,
},
.size = 256,
.read = sysfs_ctlreg_read,
@@ -1422,7 +1421,6 @@ static struct bin_attribute sysfs_mbox_attr = {
.attr = {
.name = "mbox",
.mode = S_IRUSR | S_IWUSR,
- .owner = THIS_MODULE,
},
.size = MAILBOX_CMD_SIZE,
.read = sysfs_mbox_read,
diff --git a/drivers/scsi/qla2xxx/qla_attr.c b/drivers/scsi/qla2xxx/qla_attr.c
index 8081b637d97e..96587253bfa9 100644
--- a/drivers/scsi/qla2xxx/qla_attr.c
+++ b/drivers/scsi/qla2xxx/qla_attr.c
@@ -73,7 +73,6 @@ static struct bin_attribute sysfs_fw_dump_attr = {
.attr = {
.name = "fw_dump",
.mode = S_IRUSR | S_IWUSR,
- .owner = THIS_MODULE,
},
.size = 0,
.read = qla2x00_sysfs_read_fw_dump,
@@ -149,7 +148,6 @@ static struct bin_attribute sysfs_nvram_attr = {
.attr = {
.name = "nvram",
.mode = S_IRUSR | S_IWUSR,
- .owner = THIS_MODULE,
},
.size = 512,
.read = qla2x00_sysfs_read_nvram,
@@ -198,7 +196,6 @@ static struct bin_attribute sysfs_optrom_attr = {
.attr = {
.name = "optrom",
.mode = S_IRUSR | S_IWUSR,
- .owner = THIS_MODULE,
},
.size = OPTROM_SIZE_24XX,
.read = qla2x00_sysfs_read_optrom,
@@ -279,7 +276,6 @@ static struct bin_attribute sysfs_optrom_ctl_attr = {
.attr = {
.name = "optrom_ctl",
.mode = S_IWUSR,
- .owner = THIS_MODULE,
},
.size = 0,
.write = qla2x00_sysfs_write_optrom_ctl,
@@ -327,7 +323,6 @@ static struct bin_attribute sysfs_vpd_attr = {
.attr = {
.name = "vpd",
.mode = S_IRUSR | S_IWUSR,
- .owner = THIS_MODULE,
},
.size = 0,
.read = qla2x00_sysfs_read_vpd,
@@ -375,7 +370,6 @@ static struct bin_attribute sysfs_sfp_attr = {
.attr = {
.name = "sfp",
.mode = S_IRUSR | S_IWUSR,
- .owner = THIS_MODULE,
},
.size = SFP_DEV_SIZE * 2,
.read = qla2x00_sysfs_read_sfp,
diff --git a/drivers/spi/at25.c b/drivers/spi/at25.c
index 8efa07e8b8c2..fde1dededba3 100644
--- a/drivers/spi/at25.c
+++ b/drivers/spi/at25.c
@@ -314,7 +314,6 @@ static int at25_probe(struct spi_device *spi)
*/
at25->bin.attr.name = "eeprom";
at25->bin.attr.mode = S_IRUSR;
- at25->bin.attr.owner = THIS_MODULE;
at25->bin.read = at25_bin_read;
at25->bin.size = at25->chip.byte_len;
diff --git a/drivers/video/aty/radeon_base.c b/drivers/video/aty/radeon_base.c
index 2ce050193018..3b3c6571f583 100644
--- a/drivers/video/aty/radeon_base.c
+++ b/drivers/video/aty/radeon_base.c
@@ -2126,7 +2126,6 @@ static ssize_t radeon_show_edid2(struct kobject *kobj, char *buf, loff_t off, si
static struct bin_attribute edid1_attr = {
.attr = {
.name = "edid1",
- .owner = THIS_MODULE,
.mode = 0444,
},
.size = EDID_LENGTH,
@@ -2136,7 +2135,6 @@ static struct bin_attribute edid1_attr = {
static struct bin_attribute edid2_attr = {
.attr = {
.name = "edid2",
- .owner = THIS_MODULE,
.mode = 0444,
},
.size = EDID_LENGTH,
diff --git a/drivers/video/backlight/backlight.c b/drivers/video/backlight/backlight.c
index c65e81ff3578..7e06223bca94 100644
--- a/drivers/video/backlight/backlight.c
+++ b/drivers/video/backlight/backlight.c
@@ -172,7 +172,7 @@ static struct class backlight_class = {
#define DECLARE_ATTR(_name,_mode,_show,_store) \
{ \
- .attr = { .name = __stringify(_name), .mode = _mode, .owner = THIS_MODULE }, \
+ .attr = { .name = __stringify(_name), .mode = _mode }, \
.show = _show, \
.store = _store, \
}
diff --git a/drivers/video/backlight/lcd.c b/drivers/video/backlight/lcd.c
index 6ef8f0a7a137..648b53c1fdea 100644
--- a/drivers/video/backlight/lcd.c
+++ b/drivers/video/backlight/lcd.c
@@ -157,7 +157,7 @@ static struct class lcd_class = {
#define DECLARE_ATTR(_name,_mode,_show,_store) \
{ \
- .attr = { .name = __stringify(_name), .mode = _mode, .owner = THIS_MODULE }, \
+ .attr = { .name = __stringify(_name), .mode = _mode }, \
.show = _show, \
.store = _store, \
}
diff --git a/drivers/w1/slaves/w1_ds2433.c b/drivers/w1/slaves/w1_ds2433.c
index 8ea17a53eed8..4e13aa71adea 100644
--- a/drivers/w1/slaves/w1_ds2433.c
+++ b/drivers/w1/slaves/w1_ds2433.c
@@ -252,7 +252,6 @@ static struct bin_attribute w1_f23_bin_attr = {
.attr = {
.name = "eeprom",
.mode = S_IRUGO | S_IWUSR,
- .owner = THIS_MODULE,
},
.size = W1_EEPROM_SIZE,
.read = w1_f23_read_bin,
diff --git a/drivers/w1/slaves/w1_therm.c b/drivers/w1/slaves/w1_therm.c
index 1a6937dc190b..8ba4e572e09c 100644
--- a/drivers/w1/slaves/w1_therm.c
+++ b/drivers/w1/slaves/w1_therm.c
@@ -48,7 +48,6 @@ static struct bin_attribute w1_therm_bin_attr = {
.attr = {
.name = "w1_slave",
.mode = S_IRUGO,
- .owner = THIS_MODULE,
},
.size = W1_SLAVE_DATA_SIZE,
.read = w1_therm_read_bin,
diff --git a/drivers/w1/w1.c b/drivers/w1/w1.c
index 7d6876dbcc96..1838cb29b646 100644
--- a/drivers/w1/w1.c
+++ b/drivers/w1/w1.c
@@ -128,7 +128,6 @@ static struct bin_attribute w1_slave_attr_bin_id = {
.attr = {
.name = "id",
.mode = S_IRUGO,
- .owner = THIS_MODULE,
},
.size = 8,
.read = w1_slave_read_id,
@@ -167,7 +166,6 @@ static struct bin_attribute w1_default_attr = {
.attr = {
.name = "rw",
.mode = S_IRUGO | S_IWUSR,
- .owner = THIS_MODULE,
},
.size = PAGE_SIZE,
.read = w1_default_read,
diff --git a/drivers/zorro/zorro-sysfs.c b/drivers/zorro/zorro-sysfs.c
index c3ba0ec334c4..7e03cc68b182 100644
--- a/drivers/zorro/zorro-sysfs.c
+++ b/drivers/zorro/zorro-sysfs.c
@@ -78,7 +78,6 @@ static struct bin_attribute zorro_config_attr = {
.attr = {
.name = "config",
.mode = S_IRUGO | S_IWUSR,
- .owner = THIS_MODULE
},
.size = sizeof(struct ConfigDev),
.read = zorro_read_config,
diff --git a/fs/ecryptfs/main.c b/fs/ecryptfs/main.c
index 606128f5c927..02ca6f1e55d7 100644
--- a/fs/ecryptfs/main.c
+++ b/fs/ecryptfs/main.c
@@ -840,8 +840,6 @@ static int __init ecryptfs_init(void)
goto out;
}
kobj_set_kset_s(&ecryptfs_subsys, fs_subsys);
- sysfs_attr_version.attr.owner = THIS_MODULE;
- sysfs_attr_version_str.attr.owner = THIS_MODULE;
rc = do_sysfs_registration();
if (rc) {
printk(KERN_ERR "sysfs registration failed\n");
diff --git a/fs/ocfs2/cluster/masklog.c b/fs/ocfs2/cluster/masklog.c
index 2b205f5d5790..e9e042b93dbf 100644
--- a/fs/ocfs2/cluster/masklog.c
+++ b/fs/ocfs2/cluster/masklog.c
@@ -74,7 +74,6 @@ struct mlog_attribute {
#define define_mask(_name) { \
.attr = { \
.name = #_name, \
- .owner = THIS_MODULE, \
.mode = S_IRUGO | S_IWUSR, \
}, \
.mask = ML_##_name, \
diff --git a/fs/partitions/check.c b/fs/partitions/check.c
index 9a3a058f3553..98e0b85a9bb2 100644
--- a/fs/partitions/check.c
+++ b/fs/partitions/check.c
@@ -397,7 +397,6 @@ void add_partition(struct gendisk *disk, int part, sector_t start, sector_t len,
static struct attribute addpartattr = {
.name = "whole_disk",
.mode = S_IRUSR | S_IRGRP | S_IROTH,
- .owner = THIS_MODULE,
};
sysfs_create_file(&p->kobj, &addpartattr);
diff --git a/fs/sysfs/bin.c b/fs/sysfs/bin.c
index 618b8aea6a7b..3c5574a40b09 100644
--- a/fs/sysfs/bin.c
+++ b/fs/sysfs/bin.c
@@ -175,25 +175,20 @@ static int open(struct inode * inode, struct file * file)
if (!sysfs_get_active(attr_sd))
return -ENODEV;
- /* Grab the module reference for this attribute */
- error = -ENODEV;
- if (!try_module_get(attr->attr.owner))
- goto err_sput;
-
error = -EACCES;
if ((file->f_mode & FMODE_WRITE) && !(attr->write || attr->mmap))
- goto err_mput;
+ goto err_out;
if ((file->f_mode & FMODE_READ) && !(attr->read || attr->mmap))
- goto err_mput;
+ goto err_out;
error = -ENOMEM;
bb = kzalloc(sizeof(*bb), GFP_KERNEL);
if (!bb)
- goto err_mput;
+ goto err_out;
bb->buffer = kmalloc(PAGE_SIZE, GFP_KERNEL);
if (!bb->buffer)
- goto err_mput;
+ goto err_out;
mutex_init(&bb->mutex);
file->private_data = bb;
@@ -203,9 +198,7 @@ static int open(struct inode * inode, struct file * file)
sysfs_get(attr_sd);
return 0;
- err_mput:
- module_put(attr->attr.owner);
- err_sput:
+ err_out:
sysfs_put_active(attr_sd);
kfree(bb);
return error;
@@ -214,13 +207,11 @@ static int open(struct inode * inode, struct file * file)
static int release(struct inode * inode, struct file * file)
{
struct sysfs_dirent *attr_sd = file->f_path.dentry->d_fsdata;
- struct bin_attribute *attr = attr_sd->s_elem.bin_attr.bin_attr;
struct bin_buffer *bb = file->private_data;
if (bb->mmapped)
sysfs_put_active_two(attr_sd);
sysfs_put(attr_sd);
- module_put(attr->attr.owner);
kfree(bb->buffer);
kfree(bb);
return 0;
diff --git a/fs/sysfs/file.c b/fs/sysfs/file.c
index d673d9b5d33f..a84b734f7b29 100644
--- a/fs/sysfs/file.c
+++ b/fs/sysfs/file.c
@@ -241,7 +241,6 @@ sysfs_write_file(struct file *file, const char __user *buf, size_t count, loff_t
static int sysfs_open_file(struct inode *inode, struct file *file)
{
struct sysfs_dirent *attr_sd = file->f_path.dentry->d_fsdata;
- struct attribute *attr = attr_sd->s_elem.attr.attr;
struct kobject *kobj = attr_sd->s_parent->s_elem.dir.kobj;
struct sysfs_buffer * buffer;
struct sysfs_ops * ops = NULL;
@@ -251,11 +250,6 @@ static int sysfs_open_file(struct inode *inode, struct file *file)
if (!sysfs_get_active_two(attr_sd))
return -ENODEV;
- /* Grab the module reference for this attribute */
- error = -ENODEV;
- if (!try_module_get(attr->owner))
- goto err_sput;
-
/* if the kobject has no ktype, then we assume that it is a subsystem
* itself, and use ops for it.
*/
@@ -272,7 +266,7 @@ static int sysfs_open_file(struct inode *inode, struct file *file)
* or the subsystem have no operations.
*/
if (!ops)
- goto err_mput;
+ goto err_out;
/* File needs write support.
* The inode's perms must say it's ok,
@@ -280,7 +274,7 @@ static int sysfs_open_file(struct inode *inode, struct file *file)
*/
if (file->f_mode & FMODE_WRITE) {
if (!(inode->i_mode & S_IWUGO) || !ops->store)
- goto err_mput;
+ goto err_out;
}
/* File needs read support.
@@ -289,7 +283,7 @@ static int sysfs_open_file(struct inode *inode, struct file *file)
*/
if (file->f_mode & FMODE_READ) {
if (!(inode->i_mode & S_IRUGO) || !ops->show)
- goto err_mput;
+ goto err_out;
}
/* No error? Great, allocate a buffer for the file, and store it
@@ -298,7 +292,7 @@ static int sysfs_open_file(struct inode *inode, struct file *file)
error = -ENOMEM;
buffer = kzalloc(sizeof(struct sysfs_buffer), GFP_KERNEL);
if (!buffer)
- goto err_mput;
+ goto err_out;
init_MUTEX(&buffer->sem);
buffer->needs_read_fill = 1;
@@ -310,9 +304,7 @@ static int sysfs_open_file(struct inode *inode, struct file *file)
sysfs_get(attr_sd);
return 0;
- err_mput:
- module_put(attr->owner);
- err_sput:
+ err_out:
sysfs_put_active_two(attr_sd);
return error;
}
@@ -320,12 +312,9 @@ static int sysfs_open_file(struct inode *inode, struct file *file)
static int sysfs_release(struct inode * inode, struct file * filp)
{
struct sysfs_dirent *attr_sd = filp->f_path.dentry->d_fsdata;
- struct attribute *attr = attr_sd->s_elem.attr.attr;
struct sysfs_buffer *buffer = filp->private_data;
sysfs_put(attr_sd);
- /* After this point, attr should not be accessed. */
- module_put(attr->owner);
if (buffer) {
if (buffer->page)
diff --git a/include/linux/sysdev.h b/include/linux/sysdev.h
index e699ab279c2c..e285746588d6 100644
--- a/include/linux/sysdev.h
+++ b/include/linux/sysdev.h
@@ -101,8 +101,7 @@ struct sysdev_attribute {
#define _SYSDEV_ATTR(_name,_mode,_show,_store) \
{ \
- .attr = { .name = __stringify(_name), .mode = _mode, \
- .owner = THIS_MODULE }, \
+ .attr = { .name = __stringify(_name), .mode = _mode }, \
.show = _show, \
.store = _store, \
}
diff --git a/include/linux/sysfs.h b/include/linux/sysfs.h
index 2f86b080b39d..161e19aa2b4f 100644
--- a/include/linux/sysfs.h
+++ b/include/linux/sysfs.h
@@ -20,9 +20,13 @@ struct module;
struct nameidata;
struct dentry;
+/* FIXME
+ * The *owner field is no longer used, but leave around
+ * until the tree gets cleaned up fully.
+ */
struct attribute {
const char * name;
- struct module * owner;
+ struct module * owner;
mode_t mode;
};
@@ -39,14 +43,14 @@ struct attribute_group {
*/
#define __ATTR(_name,_mode,_show,_store) { \
- .attr = {.name = __stringify(_name), .mode = _mode, .owner = THIS_MODULE }, \
+ .attr = {.name = __stringify(_name), .mode = _mode }, \
.show = _show, \
.store = _store, \
}
#define __ATTR_RO(_name) { \
- .attr = { .name = __stringify(_name), .mode = 0444, .owner = THIS_MODULE }, \
- .show = _name##_show, \
+ .attr = { .name = __stringify(_name), .mode = 0444 }, \
+ .show = _name##_show, \
}
#define __ATTR_NULL { .attr = { .name = NULL } }
diff --git a/kernel/module.c b/kernel/module.c
index 9bd93de01f4a..015d60cfd90e 100644
--- a/kernel/module.c
+++ b/kernel/module.c
@@ -488,8 +488,7 @@ static void free_modinfo_##field(struct module *mod) \
mod->field = NULL; \
} \
static struct module_attribute modinfo_##field = { \
- .attr = { .name = __stringify(field), .mode = 0444, \
- .owner = THIS_MODULE }, \
+ .attr = { .name = __stringify(field), .mode = 0444 }, \
.show = show_modinfo_##field, \
.setup = setup_modinfo_##field, \
.test = modinfo_##field##_exists, \
@@ -793,7 +792,7 @@ static ssize_t show_refcnt(struct module_attribute *mattr,
}
static struct module_attribute refcnt = {
- .attr = { .name = "refcnt", .mode = 0444, .owner = THIS_MODULE },
+ .attr = { .name = "refcnt", .mode = 0444 },
.show = show_refcnt,
};
@@ -851,7 +850,7 @@ static ssize_t show_initstate(struct module_attribute *mattr,
}
static struct module_attribute initstate = {
- .attr = { .name = "initstate", .mode = 0444, .owner = THIS_MODULE },
+ .attr = { .name = "initstate", .mode = 0444 },
.show = show_initstate,
};
@@ -1032,7 +1031,6 @@ static void add_sect_attrs(struct module *mod, unsigned int nsect,
sattr->mattr.show = module_sect_show;
sattr->mattr.store = NULL;
sattr->mattr.attr.name = sattr->name;
- sattr->mattr.attr.owner = mod;
sattr->mattr.attr.mode = S_IRUGO;
*(gattr++) = &(sattr++)->mattr.attr;
}
@@ -1090,7 +1088,6 @@ int module_add_modinfo_attrs(struct module *mod)
if (!attr->test ||
(attr->test && attr->test(mod))) {
memcpy(temp_attr, attr, sizeof(*temp_attr));
- temp_attr->attr.owner = mod;
error = sysfs_create_file(&mod->mkobj.kobj,&temp_attr->attr);
++temp_attr;
}
diff --git a/kernel/params.c b/kernel/params.c
index e61c46c97ce7..effbaaedd7f3 100644
--- a/kernel/params.c
+++ b/kernel/params.c
@@ -491,7 +491,6 @@ param_sysfs_setup(struct module_kobject *mk,
pattr->mattr.show = param_attr_show;
pattr->mattr.store = param_attr_store;
pattr->mattr.attr.name = (char *)&kp->name[name_skip];
- pattr->mattr.attr.owner = mk->mod;
pattr->mattr.attr.mode = kp->perm;
*(gattr++) = &(pattr++)->mattr.attr;
}
diff --git a/net/bridge/br_sysfs_br.c b/net/bridge/br_sysfs_br.c
index 33c6c4a7c689..31ace23a0914 100644
--- a/net/bridge/br_sysfs_br.c
+++ b/net/bridge/br_sysfs_br.c
@@ -383,8 +383,7 @@ static ssize_t brforward_read(struct kobject *kobj, char *buf,
static struct bin_attribute bridge_forward = {
.attr = { .name = SYSFS_BRIDGE_FDB,
- .mode = S_IRUGO,
- .owner = THIS_MODULE, },
+ .mode = S_IRUGO, },
.read = brforward_read,
};
diff --git a/net/bridge/br_sysfs_if.c b/net/bridge/br_sysfs_if.c
index 2da22927d8dd..79db51fcb476 100644
--- a/net/bridge/br_sysfs_if.c
+++ b/net/bridge/br_sysfs_if.c
@@ -29,8 +29,7 @@ struct brport_attribute {
#define BRPORT_ATTR(_name,_mode,_show,_store) \
struct brport_attribute brport_attr_##_name = { \
.attr = {.name = __stringify(_name), \
- .mode = _mode, \
- .owner = THIS_MODULE, }, \
+ .mode = _mode }, \
.show = _show, \
.store = _store, \
};