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Date:   Sat, 25 Nov 2017 12:03:12 +1100 (AEDT)
From:   Finn Thain <fthain@...egraphics.com.au>
To:     Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
cc:     Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@...ux-m68k.org>,
        linux-m68k@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 13/13] nubus: Add support for the driver model

On Fri, 24 Nov 2017, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:

> > > 
> > > But what happens when the bus code is unloaded if it is built as a 
> > > module?  The devices will be removed then.  Or they should be.
> > > 
> > 
> > This bus driver is not a module.
> 
> It can not be built as a module ever?
> 

That's right:

$ cat arch/m68k/Kconfig.bus
...
config NUBUS
        bool
        depends on MAC
        default y

I don't plan to convert this bus driver to a module, but this patch series 
would make that conversion more difficult, should it happen in future.

Therefore I plan to revise this submission to avoid or remove the existing 
global nubus_boards list, because the use of this list means that a 
hypothetical device_put() call is not allowable.

You may wish to disregard this submission.

Thanks.

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