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Re: rawhide report: 20040715 changes



On Fri, Jul 16, 2004 at 04:50:45AM -0400, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 16, 2004 at 09:35:52AM +0200, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> > it's chockfull of races still
> 
> Most drivers now days are refcounting and well behaved

well... and then there is sysfs.

> 
> > I strongly discourage any module removal without good reason; and there
> > are very few such good reasons, the only reason I can think of is driver
> > bugs.
> 
> and USB and PCMCIA.... (although PCMCIA IDE has bugs still)

how so? the 2.6 driver model is that drivers remain loaded and just get
reactivated if the device comes back....

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