Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 1/4] xen kconfig: keep XEN_XENBUS_FRONTEND builtin

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----- Original Message -----
> On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 09:37:45AM -0500, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk
> wrote:
> > Or is it possible to make the modules (fb) try to load xenbus
> > frontend
> > automatically? Preferrably one would do this:
> 
> Which modules?
> 
> > modprobe xen_fbfront
> > which would then automatically load xenbus_module, xen_kbdfront
> 
> I think you are missing something.

I'll look into this and see if I can get the xenbus module to
work on boot with the right initrd magic. Or at least come up with
a better story why it won't.

Drew

> 
> | video/xen-fbfront.c:      return
> | xenbus_register_frontend(&xenfb_driver);
> | xen/xenbus/xenbus_probe_frontend.c:EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(xenbus_register_frontend);
> 
> xen-fbfront already pulls in the module, at least in Linus' tree.
> 
> > Better yet if udev/kudzu figured out this automtically and loaded
> > the modules.
> 
> No workarounds for kernel problems if not absolutely necessary.
> 
> Bastian
> 
> --
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> 		-- Spock, "The Enterprise Incident", stardate 5027.4
> 
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