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SubjectRe: [linux-usb] Re: [patch] drivers/usb/usb.c: auto loading of USB bus driver
On Tue, 21 Dec 1999, Alan Cox wrote:

> > to putting post-install usbcore modprobe usb-uhci (or whatever)
> > into conf.modules?
> Then usb-uhci is unloaded after time, possibly when usbcore isnt. It doesn't

Not if the -k option isn't given to modprobe in the post-install rule.
Anyway, the MOD_USE_COUNT should take care of that, surely?

> Dont go that way . The sound folks relied on it for a bit - its a mistake

I don't see why it's any worse than having magic module aliases in the
kernel (with the implicit assumption that there is only _one_ possible
lowlevel parport/scsi/usb driver for any one machine).


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