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SubjectRe: 24rc8: unregister_netdevice: waiting for ... to become free.
I am also seeing the same thing with my vlan interface over bond
interface (2.6.24 kernel):

"unregister_netdevice: waiting for bond0.20 to become free. Usage count = 1"

This happens when "vconfig rem bond0.20" is called.

Khoa

On Thu, May 1, 2008 at 9:26 PM, Roland <devzero@web.de> wrote:

> i`m also seeing this one, but with pcnet32 - "modprobe -r pcnet32" never
> returns and
>
> "unregister_netdevice: waiting for eth0 to become free. Usage count = 1"
>
> being printed over and over again
>
> lsmod |grep pcnet32 shows
>
> pcnet32 35828 0
> mii 9344 1 pcnet32
>
> i see stale ssh connection on port 22 and sshd for that session remains
> unkillable process.
>
> roland
>
>
>
> List: linux-kernel
> Subject: Re: 24rc8: unregister_netdevice: waiting for ... to become
> free.
> From: Soeren Sonnenburg <kernel () nn7 ! de>
> Date: 2008-01-29 8:59:10
> Message-ID: 1201597150.4973.10.camel () localhost
> [Download message RAW]
>
> On Tue, 2008-01-22 at 22:44 -0800, David Miller wrote:
>
> > From: Soeren Sonnenburg <kernel@nn7.de>
> > Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2008 07:42:21 +0100
> >
> > > Dear all,
> > >
> > > since some 2.6.24rc version I suddenly experience such messages on
> > > console when trying to shutdown a vpn connection:
> > >
> > > unregister_netdevice: waiting for tun0 to become free. Usage count = 1
> > >
> > > or when removing an usb wlan dongle (although it was ifconfig wlan0
> > > down'd before)
> >
> > Current GIT already has a fix for this, attached below:
> >
>
> hmmhhh, I am still seeing this problem on 2.6.24 with at least with the
> madwifi driver...
>
> Soeren
>
>
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