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SubjectRe: Persistent module storage [was Linux 2.4 Status / TODO page]
> the sound card case for persistent modules is contentious i think.
> what other good reasons are there for persistent data?

Maintaining TV tuning
Maintaining configuration options for USB
Maintaining radio tuner frequencies
Speeding up module reloading (avoiding expensive re-inits - eg 30 seconds for
Remembering IDE tuning options across ide module unloads
Avoiding rescanning the scsi bus on a scsi module reload

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