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From: Jiri Slaby <jslaby@suse.cz>
To: Greg KH <gregkh@suse.de>
Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	David Miller <davem@davemloft.net>,
	"Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@xmission.com>,
	Mikulas Patocka <mpatocka@redhat.com>,
	akpm@linux-foundation.org, netdev@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, Jiri Slaby <jirislaby@gmail.com>
Subject: Broken link in /sys/class/net/ [was: [GIT] Networking]
Date: Sun, 30 Oct 2011 01:03:30 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <4EAC8642.3050309@suse.cz> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20111025131315.GA1899@suse.de>

On 10/25/2011 03:13 PM, Greg KH wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 25, 2011 at 01:46:11PM +0200, Linus Torvalds wrote:
>> Anyway, after that rant about really bad practices, let me say that I
>> did fix up the conflict and I think it's right. But I won't guarantee
>> it, so please check the changes to fs/sysfs/dir.c.
> 
> I think it looks ok, I've booted the merge result, and am typing and
> sending this from the new kernel, and it hasn't crashed yet :)

Hi, maybe this was not caused by the merge, but the patch[1] causes this
mess in /sys/class/net/ for me:
l????????? ? ?    ?    ?             ? eth1

This happens after one renames a net device -- the new name is eth1 here.

[1] 4f72c0cab40 (sysfs: use rb-tree for name lookups)

regards,
-- 
js
suse labs

  reply	other threads:[~2011-10-29 23:03 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-10-25 10:32 [GIT] Networking David Miller
2011-10-25 11:46 ` Linus Torvalds
2011-10-25 11:56   ` Greg KH
2011-10-25 12:03     ` Linus Torvalds
     [not found]   ` <m1wrbtb4rj.fsf@fess.ebiederm.org>
2011-10-25 13:12     ` Linus Torvalds
2011-10-25 13:13   ` Greg KH
2011-10-29 23:03     ` Jiri Slaby [this message]
2011-10-30  4:49       ` Broken link in /sys/class/net/ [was: [GIT] Networking] Eric W. Biederman
2011-10-30 20:49         ` Jiri Slaby
     [not found]           ` <m1mxcgrl7q.fsf_-_@fess.ebiederm.org>
2011-11-01 21:19             ` [PATCH] sysfs: Make sysfs_rename safe with sysfs_dirents in rbtrees Greg KH
2011-10-25 12:26 ` [GIT] Networking Linus Torvalds
2011-11-04 17:03   ` Johannes Berg
2011-11-04 17:07     ` Ben Greear
2011-11-07 11:40     ` Stanislaw Gruszka

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