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Re: rawhide report: 20040715 changes



On Fri, Jul 16, 2004 at 10:52:38AM +0200, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> > 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....

Because many of the drivers use a lot of memory so if you are regularly
switching you can lose as much memory to the kernel accumulating modules
as you do to stuff like overuse of inlines



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