Re: [PATCH] prevent module unloading for legacy IDE chipset drivers

From: Erik Mouw
Date: Thu Apr 22 2004 - 05:36:32 EST

On Thu, Apr 22, 2004 at 02:50:15AM +0200, Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz wrote:
> On Thursday 22 of April 2004 02:41, Erik Andersen wrote:
> > Out of curiosity, what would be needed to make it safe to unload
> > all ide modules from a system with a scsi rootfs?
> It doesn't matter - you still may end up unloading modules which are in use.

FWIW, with the old IDE code I've been unloading IDE modules for years
without a single problem.

What makes IDE sufficiently different from SCSI that we can't unload
IDE host drivers?


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