[lkml]   [2013]   [Feb]   [13]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/5] Add P state driver for Intel Core Processors
On Wednesday, February 13, 2013 08:38:04 AM Dirk Brandewie wrote:
> Hi Dave,
> On 02/12/2013 01:49 PM, Dave Jones wrote:
> > On Wed, Feb 06, 2013 at 09:02:07AM -0800, wrote:
> >
> > Won't you also need to patch drivers/cpufreq/acpi-cpufreq.c to not load
> > on the processors that you want this driver to run on ?
> >
> > Dave
> >
> For the case where both are built-in the load order works my driver uses
> device_initcall() and acpi_cpufreq uses late_initcall().
> For the case where both are a module (which I was sure I tested) you are right
> I will have to do something.
> For now I propose to make my driver built-in only while I sort out the right
> solution for the module build. Does this seem reasonable to everyone?

Well, I've been saying I think your driver should be non-modular from the
start. :-)

May I ask for a kernel command line switch to prevent it from registering if
the user doesn't actually want it, though, if it's going to be non-modular?


I speak only for myself.
Rafael J. Wysocki, Intel Open Source Technology Center.

 \ /
  Last update: 2013-02-13 22:43    [W:0.161 / U:1.552 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site