On Fri, 2011-11-25 at 01:31 -0500, David Miller wrote: > From: Ben Hutchings <firstname.lastname@example.org> > Date: Thu, 24 Nov 2011 07:23:30 +0000 > > > Commit 88491d8103498a6166f70d5999902fec70924314 ("drivers/net: Kconfig > > & Makefile cleanup") changed the type of these options to bool, but > > they select code that could (and still can) be built as modules. > > > > Signed-off-by: Ben Hutchings <email@example.com> > > --- > > I consider the inability to build arcnet.o and libphy.o as modules to be > > a regression in 3.2 for general-purpose distribution kernels. > > Therefore, please apply this to the net tree. > > I challenge you to get PHYLIB set to 'm' in a configuration such as > "allmodconfig" which is clearly in line with the kind of configuration > which "distribution kernels" use. [...] Well, I can't think why it would be built in, since PHY modules can be auto-loaded now. $ grep PHYLIB /boot/config-2.6.32-5-amd64 CONFIG_PHYLIB=m $ grep PHYLIB /boot/config-3.1.0-1-amd64 CONFIG_PHYLIB=m Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Teamwork is essential - it allows you to blame someone else.
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