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    SubjectRe: patch driver-core-warn-about-duplicate-driver-names-on-the-same-bus.patch added to gregkh-2.6 tree
    On Tue, Apr 29, 2008 at 08:48:08AM +0400, Stas Sergeev wrote:
    > Hello.
    > wrote:
    > > This is a note to let you know that I've just added the patch titled
    > > Subject: driver core: warn about duplicate driver names on the same bus
    > > to my gregkh-2.6 tree. Its filename is
    > Thanks.
    > Takashi, do you think this fixes the
    > pcspkr/snd-pcsp conflict sufficienly
    > well? I think the Kconfig protection
    > is no longer needed. For the better
    > convinience the modprobe rule can be
    > created that will remove one driver
    > before inserting another. But this is
    > optional.

    No, don't rely on the driver core warning and catching code errors like
    this, that's not a good idea at all. I like the warning and your patch,
    but don't assume it's always going to be there.


    greg k-h

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