Re: 2.3.51: module bttv refcount never decreases

From: Gerd Knorr (
Date: Wed Mar 15 2000 - 14:22:13 EST

On Wed, 15 Mar 2000, Guus Sliepen 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.


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