hotplug remove vs. device driver close

linas at linas at
Sat Jun 5 03:26:41 EST 2004

On Fri, Jun 04, 2004 at 01:58:23PM +1000, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> Hrm... looking at the code, unregister_netdevice is supposed to do
> a close... Maybe something isn't working properly there...

Err, yes, I discovered this yesterday. There's a delay in mail delivery
somehwere, possibly at my end.   Seems the issues I raised aren't a problem,
its just that some of the device drivers might be buggy, will investigate


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