Re: Stripping in module

From: Michael Tokarev
Date: Mon Jul 25 2005 - 06:24:27 EST

Wakko Warner wrote:
> I would also be interested in this. For instance the AIC7xxx driver has
> every PCI id in the module I think in the .modinfo section which is not
> truely required once depmod has been run. []

The .modinfo section, for example the PCI IDs, IS required for the
module to function properly. The kernel and the module uses that
tables to determime which devices to work with, and with which paramteres.

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