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SubjectRe: Oops modprobing i830 with 2.6.8.1
On Wed, Aug 18, 2004 at 06:37:51PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Mer, 2004-08-18 at 19:28, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > Well, aic7xxx also works without a pci version of the card present, even
> > if you compile your kernel with PCI.. I don't want to say we should change
> > the driver to not work anymore if there's not agp support, but that the
> > driver shouldn't try to overengineeredly do all this runtime probing unlike
> > everyone else.
>
> Yes but PCI isnt a module that doesn't load if you have no supported AGP
> device

Well, if you want an example that exactly matches the drm situation look at
various driver with optional i2c support, like many of the fbdev ones.

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