Re: [PATCH 2/5] ACPI: Reorder IPMI driver before any other ACPIdrivers

From: Matthew Garrett
Date: Mon Oct 22 2012 - 20:10:21 EST

On Mon, Oct 22, 2012 at 05:07:03PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Tue, 23 Oct 2012 01:00:34 +0100
> Matthew Garrett <mjg59@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Not really - some of this code can be built as modules, so it's mostly
> > module_init rather than anything from the initcall family.
> >
> hm. So the ACPI code has found a way to defeat depmod?

We don't express dependencies between available operation regions and
the code that supports them. Most are set up in the core ACPI code and
so the problem is avoided, but the IPMI code is a separate chunk.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
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