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Re: 2.6.11-rc2-mm1: SuperIO scx200 breakage
On Mon, Jan 24, 2005 at 10:23:02PM +0300, Evgeniy Polyakov wrote:
> On Mon, 24 Jan 2005 19:41:11 +0100
> Jurriaan <thunder7@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > From: Evgeniy Polyakov <johnpol@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Date: Mon, Jan 24, 2005 at 09:43:36PM +0300
> > > On Mon, 24 Jan 2005 18:54:49 +0100
> > > Adrian Bunk <bunk@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > >
> > > > It seems noone who reviewed the SuperIO patches noticed that there are
> > > > now two modules "scx200" in the kernel...
> > >
> > > They are almost mutually exlusive(SuperIO contains more advanced),
> > > so I do not see any problem here.
> > > Only one of them can be loaded in a time.
> > >
> > > So what does exactly bother you?
> > >
> > lsmod in bugreports giving unspecific results, for example.
> If you load scx200 from superio subsystem, then obviously you can not
> use old i2c/acb modules which require old scx200.
> And vice versa.
> One needs to load exactly what he wants.
You did not understand what Jurriaan said:
Even if it was working, "lsmod" would not be able to tell which of the
two modules was loaded.
This would cause much headache for many people.
> > Kind regards,
> > Jurriaan
> Evgeniy Polyakov
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