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    SubjectRe: Debugging kernel
    On Fri, Dec 18, 1998 at 09:15:51PM +0100, Johnny Teveßen wrote:

    >> How can you be sure that the module doesn't leave accessed hardware (if it's
    >> a driver) in an unusable state, or, leaves some other rubbish behind?
    > You can't. But a module should at least reset *all* registers of a
    > hardware component to default values (say: a defined state) before
    > anything else.

    Right.

    (Just checking whether I'm understanding things :)


    > Trust no-one.

    "Beware of this code - I have proved it correct, but I haven't tested it!"
    (-- Knuth?)

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