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    SubjectRe: [Patch] Oops with serial module (was:RE: problem with automounter in 2.2.7)
    On Sat, Jul 10, 1999 at 02:36:01PM +0200, Bernhard Kaindl wrote:

    > The Oops can happen on any system i can think of when one installs
    > serial.o as module, later decides to compile it in and later somehow
    > the module gets loaded. One calls rmmod serial and when sombody accesses
    > the device, the Oops happens.
    >
    > The fact is that not a user process explicitely requests overloading the
    > module, but kmod itself does it automatically e.g. when setserial is called.

    In which case there's a bug in the code which calls kmod, surely? It shouldn't
    try to search for a module to handle a device which is already registered.

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