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.


greg k-h
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