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    SubjectRe: Request for stats: devfs and kmod errors
    Alan Cox writes:
    > > Hi, all. I've had at least two reports of errors like:
    > > kmod: waitpid(%d,NULL,0) failed, returning = -512.
    > Known bug. Fix has been in the ac patches for ages. I hadn't realised
    > Linus was short it. (diff mailed to Linus)

    Wow. Lovely fast response :-)

    > > when using 2.1.11x kernels with my devfs patch (and apparently the
    > > errors go away when devfs is not used). Something I'm trying to
    > Its not devfs. request_module() forgets to block signals.

    OK, thanks. I am happy to be able to ignore this. I'm curious, though:
    what is bloody sending the signals in the first place? I've straced
    modprobe and it's not sending any (like an alarm).



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