[PATCH] VMware balloon: force compiling as a module

From: Dmitry Torokhov
Date: Mon Jun 28 2010 - 19:00:50 EST

VMware Tools installer requires the upstream driver to be compiled
as a module in order to detect its presence and avoid installing
our own version on top of it. To avoid surprises with 2 versions
of the driver being installed and fighting with each other, let's
force the driver to be compiled as a module unless user selects

Signed-off-by: Dmitry Torokhov <dtor@xxxxxxxxxx>


Please consider forwarding this to Linus in your next batch.


drivers/misc/Kconfig | 2 +-
1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/misc/Kconfig b/drivers/misc/Kconfig
index 26386a9..bb5b6ea 100644
--- a/drivers/misc/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/misc/Kconfig
@@ -339,7 +339,7 @@ config TI_DAC7512

tristate "VMware Balloon Driver"
- depends on X86
+ depends on X86 && (EMBEDDED || m)
This is VMware physical memory management driver which acts
like a "balloon" that can be inflated to reclaim physical pages

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