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Re: Device name length restriction?

On Mon, Sep 08, 2008 at 11:54:50AM -0700, Paul Goyette wrote:
> I've been trying to do some investigation with the I2C device on my  
> machine that responds to address 0x2E.  It _should_ be an adt7463c  
> device;  at the very least, if I configure "adt7463c0 at iic1 addr 0x2e"  
> it should call the match function.
> Well, it appears that it doesn't work!
> Further, if I boot that same kernel with 'boot -c' option, and then try  
> to find or disable or enable adt7463c0 I get an "invalid argument" error  
> message.  The same find/enable/disable commands work for other devices,  
> so I'm wondering if maybe there's an internal undocumented limit on the  
> devicename length?
> I could go groveling thru the source code to find the 'boot -c' code,  
> but figured if I ask here first someone might have an answer off the top  
> of their head!

Can I see the ioconf.c of that kernel?

Quentin Garnier - -
"See the look on my face from staying too long in one place
[...] every time the morning breaks I know I'm closer to falling"
KT Tunstall, Saving My Face, Drastic Fantastic, 2007.

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