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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Module use count must be updated as bridges are created/destroyed
    On Wed, 26 Sep 2007 08:53:27 +0100
    "Jan Beulich" <jbeulich@novell.com> wrote:

    > Otherwise 'modprobe -r' on a module having a dependency on bridge will
    > implicitly unload bridge, bringing down all connectivity that was
    > using bridges.
    >
    > Signed-off-by: Jan Beulich <jbeulich@novell.com>
    >

    No, network devices don't do reference counting.
    What is the dependency? Where is the source of the module interacting
    with the bridge?
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