Renaming of devices in 2.6.31

Klaus 'mrmoku' Kurzmann mok at
Mon Nov 23 13:41:16 CET 2009

On Mon, 23 Nov 2009, Radek Polak wrote:

> Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:

> > Did you know that Linus himself has declared that kernel upgrades should
> > not break userspace regardless of how twisted, buggy or crappy the
> > userspace is?

> I think this should imply for mainline kernels.

> I spent like 5 hours udating QtMoko distro to these new sysfs paths. I
> did it also when switching from 2.6.24->2.6.29 and if this is the last
> time i had to do this it's not such problem for me.
which is possible for you, because QtMoko is a distro and you determine
which kernel to use. FSO is aiming to be compatible with all the
different kernel versions out there. And that is getting difficult when
the interface to the kernel is changing...

> Please, let's fix suspend/resume and other problems first and then talk
> about sysfs paths.

> Regards

> Radek

Klaus 'mrmoku' Kurzmann

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