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Re: thoughts on modules-extra subpackage...



On Fri, Dec 02, 2011 at 02:26:18PM -0500, John W. Linville wrote:
> > > That is a bit troubling.  I definitely want as much hardware support as
> > > possible to be available in Fedora.  I am particularly focused on
> > > networking, so hopefully we do not move any reasonable wires or wireless
> > > drivers out (which is essentially what happened when ssb was moved out).
> > 
> > We pretty much left the network _hardware_ drivers alone.  The ssb thing
> > was unintentional.
> 
> The cnic module seems to require uio.  The lack of cnic is causing
> the bnx2* drivers.
> 
> FWIW, the llc module is causing the bridge module to go to extras.
> 
> Applying something like my patch will let you be sloppy with the
> mod-extra.list and still avoid these problems.

Agreed.  Your patch is now applied.  We can work out the depmod or other
enhancements later.

josh
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