Re: [PATCH 12/49] Staging: hv: storvsc: Add a DMI signature tosupport auto-loading
From: Greg KH
Date: Tue Jun 07 2011 - 18:25:00 EST
On Tue, Jun 07, 2011 at 10:19:06PM +0000, KY Srinivasan wrote:
> Thanks Greg. Can you give me some pointers here as to what needs to be
> done here. Looking at the code for virtio, it looks like I would need to add stuff
> to scripts/mod/file2alias.c as well as to include/linux/mod_devicetable.h. Will you
> accept patches for these files to support an ID space for Hyper-V vmbus drivers.
Yes, I will take patches for those files to implement this.
Along with those files, you also need a way to tell userspace that new
UIDS are found before the individual drivers are loaded. Hopefully you
can do that now, but if not, it will need to be implemented.
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