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[Xen-devel] Re: [PATCH] xen: rename gntdev and evtdev modules to be less

To: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xxxxxxxx>
Subject: [Xen-devel] Re: [PATCH] xen: rename gntdev and evtdev modules to be less generic
From: Ian Campbell <Ian.Campbell@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 11 Dec 2009 11:50:06 +0000
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On Thu, 2009-12-10 at 23:25 +0000, Jeremy Fitzhardinge wrote:
> On 12/10/09 14:50, Ian Campbell wrote:
> > It never occurred to me that autoloading would work at all for this
> > driver, I always just load the module explicitly by listing
> > in /etc/modules. What triggers (or is supposed to trigger) autoloading?
> >    
> Magic earwigs?  How to misc drivers get autoloaded in general?  Possibly 
> not at all.
> I always thought it used to work.  Oh well, I made it a builtin.

I guess you are using Fedora? Looks
like /etc/sysconfig/modules/xen.modules needs updating.

I've cc'd the two most recently listed people in the xen.spec changelog.

Gerd, Justin, the {evtchn,blkbk,netbk}.ko modules are going to be
renamed to xen-{evtchn,blkback,netback}.ko at some point in the future.


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