hotplug remove vs. device driver close

Anton Blanchard anton at
Thu Jun 3 11:40:04 EST 2004


> > We are hitting a situation where we are hot-plug removing a pci card
> > before closing the device driver.  This seems to lead to kernel
> > memory leaks if not outright crashes. I'm trying to understand what
> > the correct solution to this is supposed to be.
> To paraphrase from the PCI Hotplug spec, "DO NOT DO THAT!"

How do you currently guarantee this on cardbus?


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