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Date:	Thu, 8 Mar 2012 09:42:20 -0800
From:	Greg KH <greg@...ah.com>
To:	Olaf Hering <olaf@...fle.de>
Cc:	davem@...emloft.net, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	Haiyang Zhang <haiyangz@...rosoft.com>,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, devel@...uxdriverproject.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] net/hyperv: Advertise hv_netvsc instead of netvsc as
 driver name

On Thu, Mar 08, 2012 at 05:12:21PM +0100, Olaf Hering wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 08, Greg KH wrote:
> 
> > > hwinfo uses it to recognize a network interface (storage in case of
> > > hv_storvsc).
> > 
> > That tool should report the real module name, not rely on the name to
> > match based on the structure, if you really care about the real module
> > name.
> 
> Its about the driver symlink, not the module name. 
> 
> I think most, if not all, (relevant) drivers use some sort of
> KBUILD_MODNAME. Why should this driver be any different?

It shouldn't, I'm not saying that at all.  I'm only objecting to the
insistance that this be something worthwhile for 3.3-final which should
be out any day now.

greg k-h
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