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    Module loaded for specific device

    Sorry for the pretty dumb question . I am extending the cdc_acm driver for a FSL device (usb-serial) but the thing is how the system knows which module to load for the device? I connect it now and automatically loads the cdc_acm.o module loaded at my Fedora 2.6.x kernel. So If I create my own module how I tell the system that my device should use my driver instead of the default (sort of windows hardware device manager)?

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    I don't know if I'm right, I just started playing with kernel two months ago.
    I think You should disable the default driver in "menuconfig", enable your driver and recompile the kernel.
    Maybe there is other solution.

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    Linux Engineer hazel's Avatar
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    Here's a link that should help you:
    Howto: Prevent a Linux kernel module from auto loading
    "I'm just a little old lady; don't try to dazzle me with jargon!"

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