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    SubjectRe: [patch 8/8] PCI Error Recovery: PPC64 core recovery routines
    Benjamin Herrenschmidt writes:

    > Ok, so what is the problem then ? Why do we have to wait at all ? Why
    > not just unplug/replug right away ?

    We'd have to be absolutely certain that the driver could not possibly
    take another interrupt or try to access the device on behalf of the
    old instance of the device by the time it returned from the remove
    function. I'm not sure I'd trust most drivers that far...

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