Re: Simultaneous loading of e100 and eepro100 by hotplug
On Tue, Nov 30, 2004 at 02:06:04PM +0100, Michael Koch wrote:
> Am Dienstag, 30. November 2004 13:48 schrieb Marco d'Itri:
> > On Nov 30, Jérôme Warnier <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > Currently, I blacklist one of them in hotplug
> > > (/etc/hotplug/blacklist.d), but wonder if it should not be done
> > > by default in the hotplug package.
> > I wonder if it should not be up to our kernel packages to blacklist
> > drivers which should not be loaded by default (another example is
> > the watchdog drivers, currently blacklisted by hotplug).
> > I'd like to know the opinion of the debian kernel maintainers.
> Another example are the Realtek 8149 drivers. I had to blacklist one
> of the drivers. This chipset is really common. So many people will
> have to do this.
If the blacklist exists for other devices, then yes this sounds like
a good idea. The e100 should be used over the eepro100 as
the later is in the process of being debricated upstream.