Re: [BUG?] HID: uhid: add devname module alias

From: Jiri Kosina
Date: Thu Sep 26 2013 - 05:06:25 EST

On Mon, 9 Sep 2013, David Herrmann wrote:

> >
> > The above commit (60cbd53 in mainline) doesn't appear to work for me.
> > I.e., depmod does not create an entry in modules.devname and hence no
> > device node is created on boot.
> >
> > If I understand correctly, you'd also need to create the correct
> > "char-major-<MAJOR>-<MINOR>" alias (which I don't think you can do as
> > long as you are using MISC_DYNAMIC_MINOR).
> >
> > Or am I missing something?
> Nope, that's correct as discussed on IRC. Patch pending as:
> Subject: [PATCH] HID: uhid: allocate static minor
> Message-Id: <1378744434-10883-1-git-send-email-dh.herrmann@xxxxxxxxx>

I have now queued that one. Thanks,

Jiri Kosina
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