Re: [PATCH] vhost-net: add module alias (v2.1)

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From: Kay Sievers <kay.sievers@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 13 Jan 2012 05:19:05 +0100

> On Fri, Jan 13, 2012 at 05:07, David Miller <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> From: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@xxxxxxxxxx>
>> Date: Wed, 11 Jan 2012 21:30:38 -0800
>>> Subject: vhost-net: add module alias (v2.1)
>>> By adding some module aliases, 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.
>>> Also:
>>>   - use C99 style initialization.
>>>   - add missing entry in documentation for loop-control
>>> Signed-off-by: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@xxxxxxxxxx>
>> ACKs, NACKs?  What is happening here?
> In general, static minors are acceptable and very useful to make
> on-demand loading of kernel modules working. They should be used only
> for single-instance devices though, which usually means: One single
> static device name associated with a module.
> That looks all fine here, and for what it's worth:
>   Acked-By: Kay Sievers <kay.sievers@xxxxxxxx>

Ok, applied, thanks everyone.
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