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Date:   Thu, 27 Oct 2016 16:39:23 +0200
From:   Ivan Vecera <>
To:     Jiri Pirko <>,
Subject: Re: [patch net-next 3/5] mlxsw: Move PCI id table definitions into
 driver modules

Dne 27.10.2016 v 15:12 Jiri Pirko napsal(a):
> From: Jiri Pirko <>
> So far, mlxsw_pci.ko is the module that registers PCI table for all
> drivers (spectrum and switchx2). That is problematic for example with
> dracut. Since mlxsw_spectrum.ko and mlxsw_switchx2.ko are loaded
> dynamically from within mlxsw_core.ko, dracut does not have track of
> them and avoids them from being included in initramfs.
> So make this in an ordinary way and define the PCI tables in individual
> driver modules, so it can be properly loaded and included in dracut
> initramfs image. As a side effect, this patch could remove no longer
> necessary driver "kind" strings which were used to link PCI ids with
> individual mlxsw drivers.
> Suggested-by: Ivan Vecera <>
> Tested-by: Ivan Vecera <>
> Signed-off-by: Jiri Pirko <>
> Reviewed-by: Ido Schimmel <>
Thanks Jiri.

Acked-by: Ivan Vecera <>

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