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SubjectRe: linux-next: rr tree build failure
On Fri, 21 Nov 2008 22:41:32 -0800, Greg KH <> wrote:

> > FYI, if Pete had discovered this __setup issue today, the correct fix would
> > be:
> > 1) core_param(nousb) for backwards compat.
> > 2) module_param(disable) for modern users who want module/in-built symmetry
> > (ie. boot cmdline "usbcore.disable", and "modprobe usbcore disable")

> Is there a real reason why we need to change this at all?

As far as I know, in Fedora "nousb" is never used as a module parameter.
It came about because interrupt tables are sometimes bad and once
a request_irq() is done in an HCD, there's an interrupt storm. So,
the "nousb" is mostly used in the SysLinux's command line, rarely
in the real command line, and never in /etc/modprobe.conf.
I'm adding Jeremy to cc: for confirmation.

I think it would be good to try and drop "nousb" option in Fedora 11.
The conflict with "nousbstorage" would resolve itself too if we do.

-- Pete

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