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SubjectRe: Runaway loop with the current git.
On Sun, Dec 07, 2008 at 04:57:40PM +0000, Alan Cox (alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk) wrote:
> The userspace opens major 5 minor 1. The kernel has no driver mapped to
> that so the kernel asks user space to load a module of its choice for
It has. It really has it. It was not yet initialized though because,
because, because... Hmm, userspace code started and built-in kernel
subsystem was not yet initialized.

> major 5 minor 1. What user space does with that is and has always been a
> problem for user space.
>
> User space is quite at liberty to go .. 5,1 and I have a serial console
> I want to load 8250_pci please.
>
> What it must not do is try and re-open it again and again and again.

Heh, init is not allowed to write something to the console or any other
tty?

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Evgeniy Polyakov


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