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Re: rawhide report: 20040715 changes



On Fri, 16 Jul 2004 10:52:38 +0200
Arjan van de Ven <arjanv redhat com> wrote:

> 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....

I get oopses very easily when removing a CF card in a PCMCIA adapter
(also with latest FC2 kernel).  And a machine crash after some time if I
remember correctly.

This makes accessing CF basically useless/impossible with FC2.

Thought this was well known or should I add it to bugzilla ?

	r.



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