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SubjectRE: [PATCH] Remove module reference counting.

> From: Rusty Russell []

> > Last but not least weren't we moving towards a more modular kernel with
> > early userspace loading things from initrd as needed? Removing existing
> > module functionality, however broken it may be, seems to me a step
> > backward in this regard.
> Not really. Adding modules is required. Removing them is a more
> dubious goal, and if we didn't already have it, I know we'd balk at
> doing it.

Can I add that it is really desirable to remove modules when developing
drivers? [and so to avoid reboots when loading new code?].

Iñaky Pérez-González -- Not speaking for Intel -- all opinions are my own (and my fault)
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