[PATCH] Driver core: add new device to bus's list before probing

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com
Wed Aug 5 18:03:34 BST 2009


Mario Limonciello wrote:
> Hi:
> 
> This patch is a follow up to
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/409047 .  It fixes
> a race condition between when device nodes are created and when they are
> actually usable for userspace applications.  It's already in Greg's
> queue for the next merge window, so it should be landing in 2.6.31
> stable updates
> (http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/gregkh/gregkh-2.6/gregkh-04-driver-core/driver-core-add-new-device-to-bus-s-list-before-probing.patch)
> 
> Thanks,
> 

applied to Karmic

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