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Re: load_quick_desc?

To: Yury Tarasievich <grog@xxxxxxx>
From: Hiten Pandya <hmp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 04 Jul 2005 18:54:31 +0100

Yury Tarasievich wrote:
I've tried to move smbus into module - by adding makefile in manner similar to other bus modules. It compiles, but when trying to load the resulting module message on console says 'unable to find load_quick_desc'.

What's that load_quick_desc thing? I can't find anything appropriate like this or like _desc or like quick_ in source tree.

OK, the smbus and iicbus code is not supposed to be used as stand-alone modules because it provides Newbus driver methods for children objects. What this means, is that when you compile a children module that makes use of smbus technology it will have code for smbus compiled into it.

A good example of this is the 'bktr' driver which makes use of the smbus and iicbus kobj methods.

To summarise we do not require to turn them into kernel modules because it would be superfluous; unless you are trying to use smbus technology in a way that is not standard.


				Hiten Pandya

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