On Thu, 27 Sep 2007 00:18:55 +0200 (CEST)Wouldn't it be enough to down all the interfaces and close all the sockets?
Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On Sep 26 2007 14:06, Stephen Hemminger wrote:
Except that for ipv6.ko, it's all opposite. After modprobe,For hotplug and other reasons, the network developers decided that beingNo, network devices don't do reference counting.Could you explain why, please?
After `udevd` on boot loads lots of unused crap, i surrendered, and use
$(rmmod `lsmod | just first column`). Networing bravely wipes away. OK,
there are lots of configs: udev, hotplug, modprobe, that somebody might
like to fix. But it came to the end with me. I just don't care. So,
please answer :)
able to remove a network module at any time was a good thing. It works.
it already got a refcount like 8 and you're wondering how
to get rid of that.
ipv6 is not a network driver, it is a protocol. You might be able to remove it if you zap
all the routes and applications, ...