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Bug#594845: [stable] [PATCH] tun: Don't add sysfs attributes to devices without sysfs directories

On Thu, Sep 09, 2010 at 05:21:16AM +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> Prior to Linux 2.6.35, net devices outside the initial net namespace
> did not have sysfs directories.  Attempting to add attributes to
> them will trigger a BUG().
> Reported-and-tested-by: Russell Stuart <russell-debian@stuart.id.au>
> Signed-off-by: Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk>
> ---
> This applies to 2.6.32 *only*.  It has not been applied upstream since
> the limitation no longer exists.

Ok, but can I get an ACK from the proper subsystem maintainer for this
area?  I need that before I can apply the patch.


greg k-h

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