Re: i8k: move driver from char to hwmon

From: Jean Delvare
Date: Sun Feb 22 2015 - 17:07:50 EST

On Sun, 22 Feb 2015 10:11:16 -0800, Guenter Roeck wrote:
> I would still leave the driver name alone, though; the problem
> is that "modprobe i8k" is mentioned in pretty much all references
> to the driver.

This might be solved with a module alias? You can pass any arbitrary
string to MODULE_ALIAS(). This would still break insmod but pretty much
everyone is calling modprobe to load kernel modules anyway.

Jean Delvare
SUSE L3 Support
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