Re: [patch] depmod: export static device node information to modules.devname

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On Mon, 2010-05-24 at 16:15 +0200, Kay Sievers wrote:

> To be able to let udev support kernel module on-demand loading, the next
> kernel will export:
>   alias: devname:<name>
> for some well-defined common kernel modules. This will let the kernel call
> modprobe when the device node is accessed, the subsystem/driver will be
> initialized and the open() of the device node will magically succeed.
Isn't this already covered by {char,block}-major-* aliases?

Scott James Remnant

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