Re: [PATCH v2 1/3] mfd: syscon: Removed support for unloading
From: Alexander Shiyan
Date: Tue Feb 12 2013 - 01:37:50 EST
> On Monday 11 February 2013, Alexander Shiyan wrote:
> > The driver can be used in various subsystems and therefore should not
> > be unloaded when it is defined in the kernel configuration, so remove
> > support for unloading it.
> > Signed-off-by: Alexander Shiyan <shc_work@xxxxxxx>
> Can you describe a scenario where that would happen? Normally the
> module should stay pinned as long as any other module refers
> to its exported symbols.
Probably I wrote a bad description.
The driver registered by "postcore_initcall". Therefore, if we unregister the
driver, we have no way to register it back. Fixme please.