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SubjectRe: [PATCH] tty: Add sysfs symlink for console name->tty device
On Wed, Feb 26, 2014 at 09:40:51AM -0500, Peter Hurley wrote:
> Enable a user-space process to discover the underlying tty device
> for a console, if one exists, and when the tty device is later
> created or destroyed.

What userspace code has been tested with this change?

> Add sysfs symlinks for registered consoles to their respective
> devices in [sys/class,sys/devices/virtual]/tty/console.
> Scan consoles at tty device (un)registration to handle deferred
> console<->device (un)binding.

I don't understand, what does userspace now look like in sysfs? Do we
need Documentation/ABI/ updates here?

And David has fixed up his original patch, which doesn't break plymouth,
and I'll be taking that, so I don't see why this patch is needed.


greg k-h

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