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Date:	Thu, 19 Mar 2015 13:10:47 -0400
From:	Tejun Heo <tj@...nel.org>
To:	Borislav Petkov <bp@...en8.de>
Cc:	Dmitry Torokhov <dmitry.torokhov@...il.com>,
	Doug Thompson <dougthompson@...ssion.com>,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, linux-edac@...r.kernel.org,
	Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab@....samsung.com>,
	Tetsuo Handa <penguin-kernel@...ove.SAKURA.ne.jp>,
	Olof Johansson <olof@...om.net>,
	Arjan van de Ven <arjan@...ux.intel.com>,
	Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
	"Luis R . Rodriguez" <mcgrof@...e.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3/3] EDAC: amd64_edac: decide if driver can load
 successfully early.

On Thu, Mar 19, 2015 at 06:04:17PM +0100, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 19, 2015 at 01:03:39PM -0400, Tejun Heo wrote:
> > Just don't do it. It makes the driver behave differently from others
> > for no good reason. Driver being loaded or not doesn't indicate
> > anything anymore other than the code is loaded and you're adding
> > complexity to just make it more confusing and you don't have good
> > enough technical reasons to justify the deviation. What are you even
> > fighting for?
> 
> Scroll back a couple of messages.

lsmod indicating hardware capability?  Really?  You're just adding
confusion to the mix.  Stop.

-- 
tejun
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