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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Remove module reference counting.
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On Llu, 2003-07-28 at 01:12, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> It loads/unloads things like scsi modules and firewire controller
> modules, but only for hardware actually present in the system (i.e.,
> you'd probably be loading it again anyway, if you haven't already
> loaded it.)

It loads things like floppy anyway, and it loads lots of things like the
firewire stuff that nobody ever uses because it has to see if anything
is plugged into them.

I guess kudzu could simply do lots of I/O ops directly on the floppy
hardware to detect it without loading drivers but thats pretty fugly.

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