[alsa-devel] [PATCH] driver core: remove CONFIG_SYSFS_DEPRECATED

Greg KH greg at kroah.com
Thu Jul 15 16:27:40 CEST 2010

On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 09:29:01AM -0400, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote:
> > > and the box still won't boot.
> >
> > The reason FC6 doesn't boot is there is a userspace tool
> > I believe in the initrd that cares about symlinks when it should
> > not.
> It is not just nash. Also multipathd would fail (as it expects 
> the /sys/scsi_host/..<something> in certain directories), and 'lsscsi'. There 
> might be other tools that depend on libsysfs to be affected by this as well.

No tool should use libsysfs, that code broke a _long_ time ago.  Do you
know of anything using it?

> Oh, and I think 'udev' might have some trouble too - but not 100% certain 
> about that.

Heh, no udev works just fine :)

So basically, it's just the block links that are being affected, so that
might let me narrow down the code covered by the depreciated option.


greg k-h

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