Re: [2.5 patch] let COMX depend on PROC_FS

From: Christoph Hellwig (
Date: Tue Jun 10 2003 - 08:26:14 EST

On Tue, Jun 10, 2003 at 01:55:22PM +0200, Pásztor Szilárd wrote:
> The drivers are used by some hundreds of cards today but we tell users to
> get the small kernelpatch from and the patch, among other things,
> exports proc_get_inode. There was a process to integrate the patch into the
> mainstream kernel last year but, due to lack of time on my part, it was
> suspended. I hope to be able to pick the line up again and clean things up.

So what about fixing it instead? The usage of proc_get_inode is broken
and so is the whole profs mess in the comx driver. If you want to keep
the API you need to add a ramfs-style filesystem instead of abusing

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