DEVICE_RENAME(9) Device drivers infrastructure DEVICE_RENAME(9)
NAME device_rename - renames a device
SYNOPSIS int device_rename(struct device * dev, const char * new_name);
ARGUMENTS dev the pointer to the struct device to be renamed
new_name the new name of the device
DESCRIPTION It is the responsibility of the caller to provide mutual exclusion between two different calls of device_rename on the same device to ensure that new_name is valid and won´t conflict with other devices.
COPYRIGHT Kernel Hackers Manual 2.6. September 2014 DEVICE_RENAME(9)