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jas88@cam.ac.uk said:
> So set them on startup. NOT when the driver is first loaded. Put it
> in the rc.d scripts.

No. You should initialise the hardware completely when the driver is
reloaded. Although the expected case is that the levels just happen to be
the same as the last time the module was loaded, you can't know that the
machine hasn't been suspended and resumed since then.


jas88@cam.ac.uk said:
> No need. Let userspace save it somewhere, if that's needed.

Don't troll, James. Reread the thread and see why doing it in userspace is
too late.

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dwmw2


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