Re: [RESEND PATCH 1/7] i2c: core: Export I2C module alias information in dummy driver

From: Wolfram Sang
Date: Wed Aug 26 2015 - 12:55:41 EST

On Tue, Aug 25, 2015 at 08:31:11AM +0200, Javier Martinez Canillas wrote:
> The I2C core always reports the MODALIAS uevent as "i2c:<modalias>"
> regardless of the mechanism that was used to register the device
> (i.e: OF or board code) and the table that is used later to match
> the driver with the device (i.e: I2C id table or OF match table).
> So drivers needs to export the I2C id table and this be built into
> the module or udev won't have the necessary information to autoload
> the needed driver module when the device is added.
> Signed-off-by: Javier Martinez Canillas <javier@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

The dummy driver is always loaded when the i2c core inits.

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