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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2.6.12-rc2] aoe [1/6]: improve allowed interfaces configuration
On Thu, 21 Apr 2005 11:30:06 -0400 Ed L Cashin wrote:

| Greg KH <greg@kroah.com> writes:
|
| > On Thu, Apr 21, 2005 at 09:36:17AM -0400, Ed L Cashin wrote:
| >> "Bodo Eggert <harvested.in.lkml@posting.7eggert.dyndns.org>" <7eggert@gmx.de> writes:
| >>
| >> > Ed L Cashin <ecashin@coraid.com> wrote:
| >> >
| >> >> +++ b/Documentation/aoe/aoe.txt 2005-04-20 11:42:20.000000000 -0400
| >> >
| >> >> + When the aoe driver is a module, use
| >> >
| >> > Is there any reason for this inconsistent behaviour?
| >>
| >> Yes, the /sys/module/aoe area is only present when the aoe driver is a
| >> module.
| >
| > Not true, have you looked in /sys/module lately? :)
| >
| >> It would be nicer if there were a sysfs area where I could
| >> put this file regardless of whether the driver is a module or built
| >> into the kernel.
| >
| > That's the place for it. It will be there if the driver is built as a
| > module or into the kernel.
|
| Wow! Well, that's very convenient for driver writers, so I'm pleased,
| and I can update the docs. It surprises me, though, to find out that
| /sys/module is for things other than modules.

Just depends on your definition of a module.

AOE (or just about any device driver) can be considered logically
as a module. You seem to be equating module with "loadable module"
vs. a builtin module. The good news is that /sys/module works
for loadable or builtin modules.

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~Randy
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