compat: add device name in register_netdevice(dev)
authorHauke Mehrtens <hauke@hauke-m.de>
Thu, 9 Jun 2011 22:04:44 +0000 (00:04 +0200)
committerLuis R. Rodriguez <lrodriguez@atheros.com>
Tue, 14 Jun 2011 18:09:56 +0000 (11:09 -0700)
dev_alloc_name() is not called explicitly in the driver code any more,
but it is done in register_netdevice(). This causes devices getting
wrong names like "wlan%d". With this patch they get names like wlan0
again.

Add to compat-3.0-stable

CC: Ignacy Gawedzki <i@lri.fr>
include/linux/compat-2.6.h
include/linux/compat-3.0.h [new file with mode: 0644]

index 893a159..e4ca6aa 100644 (file)
@@ -32,6 +32,7 @@
 #include <linux/compat-2.6.37.h>
 #include <linux/compat-2.6.38.h>
 #include <linux/compat-2.6.39.h>
 #include <linux/compat-2.6.37.h>
 #include <linux/compat-2.6.38.h>
 #include <linux/compat-2.6.39.h>
+#include <linux/compat-3.0.h>
 #include <linux/compat-3.1.h>
 
 #endif /* LINUX_26_COMPAT_H */
 #include <linux/compat-3.1.h>
 
 #endif /* LINUX_26_COMPAT_H */
diff --git a/include/linux/compat-3.0.h b/include/linux/compat-3.0.h
new file mode 100644 (file)
index 0000000..5d05093
--- /dev/null
@@ -0,0 +1,31 @@
+#ifndef LINUX_3_0_COMPAT_H
+#define LINUX_3_0_COMPAT_H
+
+#include <linux/version.h>
+
+#if (LINUX_VERSION_CODE < KERNEL_VERSION(3,0,0))
+
+/*
+ * since commit 1c5cae815d19ffe02bdfda1260949ef2b1806171
+ * "net: call dev_alloc_name from register_netdevice" dev_alloc_name is
+ * called automatically. This is not implemented in older kernel
+ * versions so it will result in device wrong names.
+ */
+static inline int register_netdevice_name(struct net_device *dev)
+{
+       int err;
+
+       if (strchr(dev->name, '%')) {
+               err = dev_alloc_name(dev, dev->name);
+               if (err < 0)
+                       return err;
+       }
+
+       return register_netdevice(dev);
+}
+
+#define register_netdevice(dev) register_netdevice_name(dev)
+
+#endif /* (LINUX_VERSION_CODE < KERNEL_VERSION(3,0,0)) */
+
+#endif /* LINUX_3_0_COMPAT_H */