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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 13/13] nubus: Add support for the driver model
On Fri, 24 Nov 2017, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:

> > >
> > > But what happens when the bus code is unloaded if it is built as a
> > > module? The devices will be removed then. Or they should be.
> > >
> >
> > This bus driver is not a module.
> It can not be built as a module ever?

That's right:

$ cat arch/m68k/Kconfig.bus
config NUBUS
depends on MAC
default y

I don't plan to convert this bus driver to a module, but this patch series
would make that conversion more difficult, should it happen in future.

Therefore I plan to revise this submission to avoid or remove the existing
global nubus_boards list, because the use of this list means that a
hypothetical device_put() call is not allowable.

You may wish to disregard this submission.



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