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[Xen-devel] [PATCH] Fix name of Xen event-channel device

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Subject: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Fix name of Xen event-channel device
From: Bastian Blank <waldi@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 27 May 2010 17:02:51 +0200
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The Xen event-channel device is named evtchn in the kernel but always
used as /dev/xen/evtchn in userspace. This patch fixes the name.

Signed-off-by: Bastian Blank <waldi@xxxxxxxxxx>

diff --git a/drivers/xen/evtchn.c b/drivers/xen/evtchn.c
index 66e185c..89cd743 100644
--- a/drivers/xen/evtchn.c
+++ b/drivers/xen/evtchn.c
@@ -471,7 +471,7 @@ static const struct file_operations evtchn_fops = {
 static struct miscdevice evtchn_miscdev = {
        .minor        = MISC_DYNAMIC_MINOR,
-       .name         = "evtchn",
+       .name         = "xen/evtchn",
        .fops         = &evtchn_fops,
 static int __init evtchn_init(void)
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