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Date:	Thu, 20 Mar 2014 11:01:34 -0400 (EDT)
From:	Vince Weaver <>
To:	"Yan, Zheng" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 4/4] perf/x86/uncore: modularize Intel uncore driver

On Tue, 18 Mar 2014, Yan, Zheng wrote:

> This patch adds support for building Intel uncore driver as module.
> It adds clean-up code and config option for the Intel uncore driver

so just curious, after all this time why are we suddenly making 
modularizable perf pmu drivers?

Will other pmus be modularized, or is the uncore a special case?

I'm not necessarily against the idea, it's just it's tricky enough as it 
is trying to help people with uncore pmu issues and now I will have to add 
"make sure the relevant kernel module is loaded" to the list of things 
that could be going wrong.

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