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SubjectRe: Persistent module storage [was Linux 2.4 Status / TODO page]
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> ...or, give up this silly nonsense about loading and unload modules on
> every open() and close(). A module load modifies the running kernel
> code... why do people do this on such a whim?
>
> Just load the driver at bootup and forget about it. Problem solved.

If the sound card is only used some of the time or setup and then used
for TV its nice to get the 60K + 128K DMA buffer back when you dont need it
especially on a low end box

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