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SubjectRe: 2.6.16-rc4: known regressions
On Wed, Feb 22, 2006 at 09:19:44PM +0000, Russell King wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 22, 2006 at 11:54:10AM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > Yes, I tend to think that insmod should just block until all devices are
> > ready to be used. insmod doesn't just "insert a module". It runs that
> > module's init function.
> Not always possible. In the case of PCMCIA, we've had to run things
> asynchronously because of the #$@$#@ driver model locking issues -
> otherwise adding a PCI (cardbus) device while we're in the probe for
> the yenta device deadlocked.

That issue should be fixed now :)

thanks,

greg k-h
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