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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Module alias and device table support.
On Mon, Feb 03, 2003 at 11:52:57AM +1100, Rusty Russell wrote:

> Well, "modprobe foo" will only give you the "new_foo" driver if (1) the
> foo driver isn't found, and (2) the new driver author decides that
> it's a valid replacement.

It's not the driver author's decision as to which module an admin would
like to use. This just seems to make things a lot more awkward.

> going to do this, I'd rather they did it in the kernel, rather than
> some random userspace program.

Can you explain why please ?

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