Re: 2.5.47bk2 + current modutils == broken hotplug

From: Greg KH (
Date: Wed Nov 13 2002 - 15:17:10 EST

On Wed, Nov 13, 2002 at 12:11:01PM -0800, David Brownell wrote:
> The module-init-tools-0.6.tar.gz utilities (or something
> related -- kbuild changes?) break hotplug since they no
> longer produce the /lib/modules/$(uname -r)/modules.*map
> files as output ... so the hotplug agents don't have the
> pre-built database mapping device info to drivers.

Last I heard, Rusty's still working on this. He's also going to be
changing the format so we don't expose kernel structures to userspace,
which would be a good thing.

In short, he knows this is a requirement, and shouldn't be broken for


greg k-h
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