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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 0/2] generic CPU feature based udev module autoprobing
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On 8 February 2014 13:34, Ard Biesheuvel <ard.biesheuvel@linaro.org> wrote:
> This series implements a generic way to wire up udev module autoprobing to
> optional CPU features.
>
> Patch #1 implements the actual generic part. It relies on the include file
> <asm/cpufeature.h> to be supplied by the architecture to map CPU features to
> the number based scheme used by modalias.
>
> Patch #2 aligns x86 with the generic code. As x86 allows matching on CPU vendor,
> family and model IDs, it still retains much of the original code for creating
> the module metadata.
>
> Changes since v1:
> - squashed into 2 patches, all the generic bits are now added in patch #1 and
> all alignment of the x86 code with the newly introduced generic code is done
> in patch #2
> - add more elaborate commit message for patch #1
> - added hpa's ack on patch #2
>
> Ard Biesheuvel (2):
> cpu: add generic support for CPU feature based module autoloading
> x86: align x86 arch with generic CPU modalias handling
>
> arch/x86/Kconfig | 4 +--
> arch/x86/include/asm/cpufeature.h | 7 +++++
> arch/x86/kernel/cpu/match.c | 42 ---------------------------
> drivers/base/Kconfig | 3 ++
> drivers/base/cpu.c | 46 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++----
> include/linux/cpu.h | 7 -----
> include/linux/cpufeature.h | 60 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> include/linux/mod_devicetable.h | 9 ++++++
> scripts/mod/devicetable-offsets.c | 3 ++
> scripts/mod/file2alias.c | 20 +++++++++----
> 10 files changed, 139 insertions(+), 62 deletions(-)
> create mode 100644 include/linux/cpufeature.h
>
> --
> 1.8.3.2
>


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