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SubjectRe: modprobe + request_module() deadlock
On Wed, Nov 24, 2004 at 04:02:31PM +1100, Rusty Russell wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-11-22 at 17:52 +0100, Gerd Knorr wrote:
> > > Delaying request_module() sounds ugly. Anyway, if you can
> > > get it to work reliably...
> >
> > I think I can, havn't tried yet through.
>
> I still don't really like it as a solution,

I don't either, but loading modules unconditionally even if not needed
(especially if they pull in the complete dvb subsystem) isn't very nice
as well.

I'm open to other suggestions ...

> but this patch (pending anyway) should help.

Thanks.

Gerd

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