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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/1] mmc: add MODALIAS linkage for MMC/SD devices
On Thu, 15 Jan 2009 15:00:03 +0000
Andy Whitcroft <> wrote:

> Would it make more sense to simply use mmc: with no data as the MODALIAS
> tag here. And make mmc-block have mmc:* as an alias. That way the
> actual (useless) numeric data is not exposed but we still will load the
> mmc-block module for everything exactly as we do with the udev rule.
> This should still make things work from a distro point of view and not
> expose anything which might then get relied on. If we do it so extra
> data can still be added later we won't prevent sane data being exposed
> should we ever have any.
> If you are happier with that I can re-spin the patches that way?

Well, as long as we're on the track of temporary hack, we might as well
just export "mmc_block" as the modalias. Or would there be any
side-effects to that?

-- Pierre Ossman

Linux kernel, MMC maintainer
rdesktop, core developer

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