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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] watchdog: bcm7038_wdt: fix module autoload
Hi Javier,

On Fri, Nov 11, 2016 at 04:43:37PM -0300, Javier Martinez Canillas wrote:
> 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.
>
Wim would be the one to pick it.

Maybe it got lost. I hope I'll find some time during the weekend
to update my tracking branch.

Guenter

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