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

On 11/11/2016 04:47 PM, Guenter Roeck wrote:
> 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.
>

Ok, thanks a lot for the info.

> Guenter
>

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

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