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    SubjectRe: [i2c] [PATCH] update module-init-tools to support the i2c subsystem
    On 1/13/08, Jean Delvare <khali@linux-fr.org> wrote:
    > On Sun, 13 Jan 2008 10:14:14 -0500, Jon Smirl wrote:
    > > On 1/13/08, Jean Delvare <khali@linux-fr.org> wrote:
    > > > On Mon, 17 Dec 2007 21:39:37 -0500, Jon Smirl wrote:
    > > > > Follow on to: "Series to add device tree naming to i2c"
    > > > > Teach module-init-tools about the i2c subsystem.
    > > >
    > > > Can you please explain what this patch does and why it is needed?
    > >
    > > It generates the entries needed for the user space module tools to
    > > work with the aliases. For example modprobe/depmod. It is a standard
    > > part of the kernel module system.
    >
    > What entries, where? What can you do after applying your patch that you
    > couldn't do before?

    The drivers you are testing with don't depend on other drivers.

    > I'm asking because automatic i2c driver loading works just fine for me
    > without patching user-space. So I don't get why your want to change
    > anything.
    >
    > --
    > Jean Delvare
    >


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    Jon Smirl
    jonsmirl@gmail.com


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