[OOPS] w83781d during rmmod (2.5.69-bk17)

Mark M. Hoffman mhoffman at lightlink.com
Sat May 24 20:37:48 CEST 2003


This applies to all kernel versions since w83781d was brought in from 
the lm_sensors project.

The subclients of w83781d are never registered with i2c_attach_client().
But, w83781d_detach_client() tries to i2c_detach_client() them anyway.
This was harmless, until i2c-core was "listified"... because the old
array method silently ignored the attempt to detach a non-existent client.

The latest lm_sensors CVS of w83781d has the necessary i2c_attach_client()
calls - not sure why they were removed during conversion to 2.5.x.  Do we
intend to attach these subclients or not?

Regards,

-- 
Mark M. Hoffman
mhoffman at lightlink.com



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