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SubjectRe: Persistent module storage [was Linux 2.4 Status / TODO page]
Alan Cox wrote:
> > >Just load the driver at bootup and forget about it. Problem solved.
> >
> > I daily curse the name of whoever added autoload and autounload.
> > Autoload maybe useful, autounload is just asking for problems.
> Deal with it. Hardware is also now auto load and auto unloading too. For 2.5
> hopefully a lot of this can be tidied up and done better - persistent storage
> in the modules that is written to disk and put back by insmod/rmmod (in
> userspace) will help a lot.

Not quite: plugging physically hardware in and out is compleatly
then just loading a driver and unconditionally unloading it even when
the hardware is still there!
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