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Date:	Mon, 17 Sep 2007 10:13:14 -0700
From:	Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@...ux-foundation.org>
To:	dlezcano@...ibm.com
Cc:	davem@...emloft.net, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	containers@...ts.osdl.org,
	"Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@...ssion.com>,
	Kirill Korotaev <dev@...ru>,
	Benjamin Thery <benjamin.thery@...l.net>
Subject: Re: [net-2.6.24][patch 2/2] Dynamically allocate the loopback
 device

On Mon, 17 Sep 2007 15:45:11 +0200
dlezcano@...ibm.com wrote:

> From: Daniel Lezcano <dlezcano@...ibm.com>
> 
> Doing this makes loopback.c a better example of how to do a
> simple network device, and it removes the special case
> single static allocation of a struct net_device, hopefully
> making maintenance easier.
> 

What is before/after code and data size, does it make code smaller?

>  
> -module_init(loopback_init);
> +fs_initcall(loopback_init);
>  
> +struct net_device *loopback_dev;
>  EXPORT_SYMBOL(loopback_dev);





-- 
Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@...ux-foundation.org>
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