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SubjectRe: [patch] pipe: Don't oops when pipe filesystem isn't mounted

> So it makes perfect sense to say
> "you won't be getting any notification by anything built-in, until
> 'device_initcall' (which is the default module_init, of course)".
> which in the case of certain drivers obviously _does_ mean that they had
> better not try to use any early initcalls to load firmware.

And that will fix some other issues I think I've seen (a while ago, I
might have a memory mixup here) related to /sbin/hotplug being called
before /dev/null & /dev/zero are initialized (they are fs_initcall). At
least with that patch, it won't happen.


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