Re: 2.3.51: module bttv refcount never decreases

From: Guus Sliepen (
Date: Wed Mar 15 2000 - 14:29:01 EST

On Wed, 15 Mar 2000, Gerd Knorr wrote:

> > all. However, if I run "xawtv" for a while and quit it, lsmod shows that
> > tuner and msp3400 have a refcount of 1 (while not being used by other
> > modules), and therefore they can't be removed. I've fuserd every file in
> > /dev, but none of the video4linux nor the sound devices are in use.

> that's normal because they are needed for bttv. If you rmmod bttv, the
> refcount of msp3400+tuner should go down to zero.

Bttv's refcount is non-zero too.

Met vriendelijke groet,
Guus Sliepen.

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