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SubjectRe: [PATCH][RFC] Converting drivers/net/rcpci45.c to new PCI API
On Tue, Dec 19 2000, Francois Romieu wrote:

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> > - if (pci_enable_device(pdev))
> > - break;
> > - pci_set_master(pdev);
> > + unregister_netdev(dev);
> > + iounmap((void *)dev->base_addr);
> > + free_irq(dev->irq, dev);
>
> I'd rather inhibit irq first then release the ressources.
> + free_irq(dev->irq, dev);
> + iounmap((void *)dev->base_addr);
> + unregister_netdev(dev);
>

You should release the irq when the adapter is closed, not removed,
unless there's some special case that can't be handled if you take
ints during init.

And why would you unregister your netdev after releasing resources?



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