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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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