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SubjectRe: [2.4.23: pc_keyb.c] request_irq() without free_irq().
On Wed, 10 Dec 2003, Randy.Dunlap wrote:

> On Wed, 10 Dec 2003 15:32:22 +0100 (CET) Guennadi Liakhovetski <gl@dsa-ac.de> wrote:
>
> | Hello
> |
> | Looks like the the counterpart for kbd_request_irq() is missing. Am I
> | right?
>
> Did you find the counterpart for kbd_request_region()?
>
> In 2.4.x, the pc keyboard driver option is Y/N. It can't be a module.
> If it's built into the kernel, it just hangs around until reboot.
> It doesn't need to release resources when the kernel is shutting down.

Yep, I noticed already, that there's no release method at all:-)) I'm just
adapting the code to an ARM platform (actually, the patch already exists
and already works), and, no, we don't really need to unload it, but, just
thought, wasn't quite clean... But, well, it's probably not going to
change in 2.4. Not that it was very needed:-)

Thanks
Guennadi
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Guennadi Liakhovetski, Ph.D.
DSA Daten- und Systemtechnik GmbH
Pascalstr. 28
D-52076 Aachen
Germany

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