[PATCH v2] VNIC: Adding support for Cavium ThunderX network controller

David Miller davem at davemloft.net
Tue Nov 11 10:39:21 PST 2014

From: Robert Richter <rric at kernel.org>
Date: Sun,  9 Nov 2014 21:14:05 -0800

> +config THUNDER_NIC_PF
> +config THUNDER_NIC_VF

These config options seem excessive, if not confusing.  What would a
distribution be expected to enable?  Everything?

> +# Don't change the order, NICPF driver is dependent on BGX driver init
> +obj-$(CONFIG_THUNDER_NIC_BGX) += thunder_bgx.o
> +obj-$(CONFIG_THUNDER_NIC_PF) += nicpf.o
> +obj-$(CONFIG_THUNDER_NIC_VF) += nicvf.o

Nothing ensures ordering if these things are built all modular.

Such ordering dependencies need to be resolved in another way.

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