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authorstephen hemminger <shemminger@vyatta.com>2012-01-11 19:30:38 +0000
committerDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>2012-01-13 10:12:23 -0800
commit7c7c7f01cc5e3e423120a4848a73dd5e4586f2f9 (patch)
treebdd15c5e435b1a380adbf5c4a7d05e7ef44d7403 /drivers/vhost
parent252c3d84ed398b090ac2dace46fc6faa6cfaea99 (diff)
downloadlinux-linaro-stable-7c7c7f01cc5e3e423120a4848a73dd5e4586f2f9.tar.gz
vhost-net: add module alias (v2.1)
By adding some module aliases, programs (or users) won't have to explicitly call modprobe. Vhost-net will always be available if built into the kernel. It does require assigning a permanent minor number for depmod to work. Also: - use C99 style initialization. - add missing entry in documentation for loop-control Signed-off-by: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@vyatta.com> Acked-By: Kay Sievers <kay.sievers@vrfy.org> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
Diffstat (limited to 'drivers/vhost')
-rw-r--r--drivers/vhost/net.c8
1 files changed, 5 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/drivers/vhost/net.c b/drivers/vhost/net.c
index 882a51fe7b3c..9dab1f51dd43 100644
--- a/drivers/vhost/net.c
+++ b/drivers/vhost/net.c
@@ -856,9 +856,9 @@ static const struct file_operations vhost_net_fops = {
};
static struct miscdevice vhost_net_misc = {
- MISC_DYNAMIC_MINOR,
- "vhost-net",
- &vhost_net_fops,
+ .minor = VHOST_NET_MINOR,
+ .name = "vhost-net",
+ .fops = &vhost_net_fops,
};
static int vhost_net_init(void)
@@ -879,3 +879,5 @@ MODULE_VERSION("0.0.1");
MODULE_LICENSE("GPL v2");
MODULE_AUTHOR("Michael S. Tsirkin");
MODULE_DESCRIPTION("Host kernel accelerator for virtio net");
+MODULE_ALIAS_MISCDEV(VHOST_NET_MINOR);
+MODULE_ALIAS("devname:vhost-net");