Re: [PATCH] network driver updates

From: David Hinds (
Date: Wed Feb 14 2001 - 12:38:59 EST

On Thu, Feb 15, 2001 at 12:33:43AM +1100, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > * something is wrong in the vortex initialization: I don't have such a
> > card, but the driver didn't return an error message on insmod. I'm not
> > sure if my fix is correct.
> That was intentional - dhinds suggested that if the hardware
> isn't present the driver should float about in memory anyway.

Say the driver is linked into the kernel. Hot plug drivers should not
all complain about not finding their hardware.

-- Dave
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