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Date:	Tue, 26 Aug 2008 16:49:48 -0700
From:	Hiroshi Shimamoto <>
To:	Stephen Rothwell <>
Cc:, LKML <>,
Subject: [PATCH -next] net: fix compilation NG when !CONFIG_MODULE

From: Hiroshi Shimamoto <>

  CC      net/core/dev.o
net/core/dev.c:1001: error: redefinition of 'dev_load'
include/linux/netdevice.h:1645: error: previous definition of 'dev_load' was here
make[2]: *** [net/core/dev.o] Error 1

dev_load() is not used when CONFIG_MODULE disabled.

Signed-off-by: Hiroshi Shimamoto <>
 net/core/dev.c |    3 ++-
 1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/net/core/dev.c b/net/core/dev.c
index b0a1ee8..bde9790 100644
--- a/net/core/dev.c
+++ b/net/core/dev.c
@@ -996,7 +996,7 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL(netdev_bonding_change);
  *	privileges this function loads the module. If module loading is not
  *	available in this kernel then it becomes a nop.
 void dev_load(struct net *net, const char *name)
 	struct net_device *dev;
@@ -1008,6 +1008,7 @@ void dev_load(struct net *net, const char *name)
 	if (!dev && capable(CAP_SYS_MODULE))
 		request_module("%s", name);
  *	dev_open	- prepare an interface for use.

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