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    SubjectRe: 2.6.10: "[permanent]" modules?
    On Thu, 6 Jan 2005 07:46:53 -0500 (EST), linux-os
    <linux-os@chaos.analogic.com> wrote:
    > On Thu, 6 Jan 2005, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
    >
    > > On Thu, Jan 06, 2005 at 08:11:10AM +0100, Harald Dunkel wrote:
    > >> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
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    > >>
    > >> Hi folks,
    > >>
    > >> Seems that for 2.6.10 I cannot unload ide modules.
    > >> 'lsmod | grep permanent" lists
    > >
    > > ...
    > >
    > >> Is this on purpose?
    > >
    > > Yes.
    > >
    >
    > Can you explain? Normally if a module is no longer in use, it
    > can be unloaded. I'm sure that there are number of folks
    > who would like to know how come it's now necessary to reboot
    > to get rid of some module no longer in use.

    It can be unloaded given that the needed locking
    and cleanup code are in place...
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