[PATCH] net/hyperv: Advertise hv_netvsc instead of netvsc as driver name
olaf at aepfle.de
Thu Mar 8 18:38:20 UTC 2012
On Thu, Mar 08, Greg KH wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 08, 2012 at 05:12:21PM +0100, Olaf Hering wrote:
> > On Thu, Mar 08, Greg KH wrote:
> > > > hwinfo uses it to recognize a network interface (storage in case of
> > > > hv_storvsc).
> > >
> > > That tool should report the real module name, not rely on the name to
> > > match based on the structure, if you really care about the real module
> > > name.
> > Its about the driver symlink, not the module name.
> > I think most, if not all, (relevant) drivers use some sort of
> > KBUILD_MODNAME. Why should this driver be any different?
> It shouldn't, I'm not saying that at all. I'm only objecting to the
> insistance that this be something worthwhile for 3.3-final which should
> be out any day now.
Since its an API we could settle on the new string, which is already in
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