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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
>


--
Jon Smirl
jonsmirl@gmail.com


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