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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] watchdog: bcm7038_wdt: fix module autoload
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Hello Guenter,

On 10/14/2016 01:55 PM, Guenter Roeck wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 14, 2016 at 12:23:50PM -0300, Javier Martinez Canillas wrote:
>> If the driver is built as a module, autoload won't work because the module
>> alias information is not filled. So user-space can't match the registered
>> device with the corresponding module.
>>
>> Export the module alias information using the MODULE_DEVICE_TABLE() macro.
>>
>> Before this patch:
>>
>> $ modinfo drivers/watchdog/bcm7038_wdt.ko | grep alias
>> $
>>
>> After this patch:
>>
>> $ modinfo drivers/watchdog/bcm7038_wdt.ko | grep alias
>> alias: of:N*T*Cbrcm,bcm7038-wdtC*
>> alias: of:N*T*Cbrcm,bcm7038-wdt
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Javier Martinez Canillas <javier@osg.samsung.com>
>
> Reviewed-by: Guenter Roeck <linux@roeck-us.net>
>

Are you going to pick this (and patch 2/2)?

I'm asking because you provided your r-b tag but the patch
was never merged, so I wonder who should I ping about it.

Best regards,
--
Javier Martinez Canillas
Open Source Group
Samsung Research America

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