[PATCH][Jaunty SRU] include drivers/pci/hotplug/* in -virtual package

Stefan Bader stefan.bader at canonical.com
Thu Aug 27 13:05:23 BST 2009


Scott Moser wrote:
> As documented in bug 364916, the acpiphp module (CONFIG_HOTPLUG_PCI_ACPI)
> is needed to support pci hotplug in kvm.  This kernel module is currently
> not being collected into the -virtual package.
> 
> Note, that functional hotplug of pci (storage or network) depends on
> presence of this module in the guest.  Use of Eucalyptus EBS volumes
> depend on this functionality.
> 
> I would like to propose this change both for an SRU release of jaunty and
> as a change for karmic.
> 
> The chances for regression caused by this are very low, as it is just
> including an additional module (of size ~ 50k).  The module is already
> built by the -server flavour, just not collected for -virtual.
> 
> The result of applying the change is presence of the
> drivers/pci/hotplug/acpiphp.ko module in the -virtual package.
> 
> I've built the kernel and verified the driver is present in the -virtual
> package.  Unfortunately, my attempt to utilize it failed.  For that I've
> opened bug 419590.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Scott Moser <smoser at canonical.com>
> 
> diff --git a/debian.master/sub-flavours/virtual.list b/debian.master/sub-flavours/virtual.list
> index 54860d4..aca70b1 100644
> --- a/debian.master/sub-flavours/virtual.list
> +++ b/debian.master/sub-flavours/virtual.list
> @@ -58,6 +58,7 @@ drivers/net/virtio_net.ko
>  drivers/net/xen-netfront.ko
>  drivers/parport/parport.ko
>  drivers/parport/parport_pc.ko
> +drivers/pci/hotplug/acpiphp.ko
>  drivers/net/tulip/tulip.ko
>  drivers/net/virtio_net.ko
>  drivers/scsi/BusLogic.ko
> 
ACK

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