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

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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>

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