Re: [PATCH] vhost-net: add module alias

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]


On 11.01.2012 08:54, Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> By adding the a module alias, programs (or users) won't have to explicitly
> call modprobe. Vhost-net will always be available if built into the kernel.
> It does require assigning a permanent minor number for depmod to work.
> Choose one next to TUN since this driver is related to it.

Why do you think a statically-allocated device number will do any good
at all?  Static /dev is gone almost completely, at least on the systems
where whole virt stuff makes any sense, so you don't have pre-created
vhost-net device anymore, and hence this allocation makes no sense.
Just IMHO anyway.

Thanks,

/mjt
_______________________________________________
Virtualization mailing list
Virtualization@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
https://lists.linuxfoundation.org/mailman/listinfo/virtualization


[KVM Development]     [Libvirt Development]     [Libvirt Users]     [CentOS Virtualization]     [Netdev]     [Ethernet Bridging]     [Linux Wireless]     [Kernel Newbies]     [Security]     [Linux for Hams]     [Netfilter]     [Bugtraq]     [Photo]     [Yosemite]     [Yosemite Forum]     [MIPS Linux]     [ARM Linux]     [Linux RAID]     [Linux Admin]     [Samba]     [Find Someone Nice]     [Video 4 Linux]     [Linux Resources]
Add to Google Powered by Linux