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    SubjectRe: rtl8187 driver in 2.6.23-rc6-git5: kernel panic if not used as a module. Works as a module.
    Paul Rolland (ポール・ロラン) wrote:
    > Hi Eric,

    >> Now I have two side questions:
    >> - the code is no more symetric "subsys_initcall" -> "module_exit".
    >> Do not know if it is "normal" but I love symmetry in code :-). Did not test
    >> it still works as a module...
    > Symmetry is not broken, as we have :
    > #define subsys_initcall(fn) module_init(fn)
    > in include/linux/init.h where compiling as a module, and when not compiling
    > as a module, I doubt the exit function is called unless you are shuting
    > down your machine...

    I came to this conclusion too. But I would have preferred to have
    #define subsys_exit(fn) modules_exit(fn)

    in the case of a module and nop in the non module case...

    -- eric

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