Re: [PATCH] automatic module_init ordering

From: Roman Zippel (
Date: Tue Aug 06 2002 - 13:57:00 EST


On Tue, 6 Aug 2002, Rusty Russell wrote:

> > - I use a separate initcall for the module initialization, that's the
> > only way I can solve my IDE problems.
> That's horrible 8( I think we need figure out why this is happening:
> do you know? What does it actually need?

I think pci initialization.

> I've updated my explicit core initcalls patch on top of your new one,
> thanks!

I'm not sure we should go this way. My main problem is that it only solves
a single ordering problem - boot time ordering. What about suspend/wakeup?
We have more of these ordering problems and driverfs is supposed to help
with them, so I'd rather first would like to see how much we can fix this

bye, Roman

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