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Driver Core patches for 2.6.8-rc1

From:  Greg KH <>
Subject:  [BK PATCH] Driver Core patches for 2.6.8-rc1
Date:  Wed, 14 Jul 2004 17:16:51 -0700


Here are a some driver core and assorted patches for 2.6.8-rc1.
They contain:
	- some driver core fixes.
	- a raw.c fix
	- a root_plug.c fix
	- add a new attribute for block devices.

Most of these have all been in the last few -mm tree releases.

Please pull from:


greg k-h

p.s. I'll send these as patches in response to this email to lkml for
those who want to see them.

 drivers/base/Kconfig             |    2 -
 drivers/base/bus.c               |   39 ++++++++++++++++++++-
 drivers/base/core.c              |   10 +++++
 drivers/base/driver.c            |   19 ++++++++++
 drivers/base/platform.c          |   72 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++--
 drivers/block/genhd.c            |   11 +++++
 drivers/char/raw.c               |   15 ++++----
 drivers/pci/hotplug/rpaphp_vio.c |    9 ++++
 include/linux/device.h           |    4 ++
 lib/kobject.c                    |    7 ++-
 security/root_plug.c             |    6 +--
 11 files changed, 175 insertions(+), 19 deletions(-)

  o Upgrade security/root_plug.c to new module parameter syntax

Andrew Morton:
  o raw.c cleanups

Dmitry Torokhov:
  o Driver core: Fix OOPS in device_platform_unregister
  o Driver core: add driver_find helper to find a driver by its name
  o Driver core: kset_find_obj should increment refcount of the found object
  o Driver core: add default driver attributes to struct bus_type
  o Driver core: add platform_device_register_simple to register platform

Greg Kroah-Hartman:
  o Driver Core: remove extra space in Kconfig file

Olaf Hering:
  o add removeable sysfs block device attribute

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