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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Module alias and table support
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In message <3DE6924E.9060609@pacbell.net> you write:
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> > Hmm, with 2.5.50 and module-init-tools 0.8a two "modules.*map" files
> > are created -- but they're empty. That's with the latest 2.5 modutils
> >
> > http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/rusty/modules/
> >
> > So that's not quite working yet. ...
>
> OK -- good news!
>
> I now have USB hotplugging behaving again, with three patches on
> top of 2.5.50 and modutils 0.8a :
>
> - The <linux/module.h> patch included with your 0.8a announce:
> http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=103845080926386&w=2
>
> - A tweak to that patch to still include <linux/elf.h> (to compile)

Good! I think I'll release a 2.5.50 modules megapatch while I'm
waiting for Linus to merge.

> - The attached patch to your "modprobe", implementing "-n" and (so
> I can see it works at least partially) using "-v".

And the compulsory spelling fix (Adam put that in, I'm sure it was to
check that people were paying attention).

Thanks, merged for 0.9 with the globals changed to locals and the
"wrong arg" fprintf removed (getopt prints a message) rather than
fixed.

Thanks very much for the testing and the patch!
Rusty.
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