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SubjectRe: Little question about modules...
On Sun, Jan 14, 2001 at 03:20:52AM +0100, Nicolas Noble wrote:
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> Just a question:
>
> Why do I have used by -1 for the module ipv6 onto my system?
>
> extract of the /proc/modules:
>
> ip6table_filter 1988 0 (unused)
> ip6t_mark 688 0 (unused)
> ip6t_limit 1016 0 (unused)
> ip6_tables 13044 3 [ip6table_filter ip6t_mark ip6t_limit]
> ipv6 117992 -1

To make sure ipv6 can't get unloaded. If I remember correctly, the
ipv6 code will oops nicely if unloaded.


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