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

    Ben.


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