[PATCH] Staging: dt3155: properly export the module parameter
jirislaby at gmail.com
Thu Jul 29 06:09:20 PDT 2010
On 07/29/2010 02:55 AM, H Hartley Sweeten wrote:
> On Wednesday, July 28, 2010 1:59 PM, Jiri Slaby wrote:
>> On 07/28/2010 06:48 PM, H Hartley Sweeten wrote:
>>> --- a/drivers/staging/dt3155/dt3155_drv.c
>>> +++ b/drivers/staging/dt3155/dt3155_drv.c
>>> @@ -99,7 +99,9 @@ wait_queue_head_t dt3155_read_wait_queue[MAXBOARDS];
>>> /* set to dynamicaly allocate, but it is tunable: */
>>> /* insmod DT_3155 dt3155 dt3155_major=XX */
>>> -int dt3155_major = 0;
>>> +static int dt3155_major;
>>> +module_param(dt3155_major, int, 0);
>>> +MODULE_PARM_DESC(dt3155_major, "Major device number");
>> Is it necessary in the age of udev?
>> I would personally get rid of that completely...
> I agree but I'm not quite sure if the user space app is ready to handle that.
Given it was never exposed as a parameter, applications should handle
that. 0 means allocate major dynamically...
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