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SubjectRe: GPL only modules [was Re: [GIT PATCH] more Driver core patches for 2.6.19]
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On Thu, 2006-12-14 at 13:55 +0100, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
> On Dec 14 2006 12:42, Alan wrote:
> >On Thu, 14 Dec 2006 12:31:16 +0100
> >Hans-Jürgen Koch <hjk@linutronix.de> wrote:
> >> You think it's easier for a manufacturer of industrial IO cards to
> >> debug a (large) kernel module?
> >
> >You think its any easier to debug because the code now runs in ring 3 but
> >accessing I/O space.
>
> A NULL fault won't oops the system,

.. except when the userspace driver crashes as a result and then the hw
still crashes the hw (for example via an irq storm or by tying the PCI
bus or .. )


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