Commit 86431532 authored by Stefan Richter's avatar Stefan Richter
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ieee1394: dv1394: move deprecation message from module init to file open

On many Linux installations, the dv1394 driver will be auto-loaded
whenever an AV/C device (e.g. camcorder or audio device) is plugged in.
An irritating message would then appear in the kernel log.

Defer this message to until a dv1394 character device file is actually
used by a program.  Also include the program name in the message and
update the message slightly.
Signed-off-by: default avatarStefan Richter <>
parent b7479feb
......@@ -1823,6 +1823,10 @@ static int dv1394_open(struct inode *inode, struct file *file)
printk(KERN_INFO "%s: NOTE, the dv1394 interface is unsupported "
"and will not be available in the new firewire driver stack. "
"Try libraw1394 based programs instead.\n", current->comm);
return 0;
......@@ -2567,10 +2571,6 @@ static int __init dv1394_init_module(void)
int ret;
"NOTE: The dv1394 driver is unsupported and may be removed in a "
"future Linux release. Use raw1394 instead.\n");
cdev_init(&dv1394_cdev, &dv1394_fops);
dv1394_cdev.owner = THIS_MODULE;
ret = cdev_add(&dv1394_cdev, IEEE1394_DV1394_DEV, 16);
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