Re: What does "device or resource busy" mean ?

From: Marcus Ramos (
Date: Wed Feb 14 2001 - 14:10:08 EST


For some unknown (to me) reason, this message has to do with X being
active. Leaving X causes the module to be correctly loaded. I guess X
should be using some resource that my module also wanted to use.


Marcus Ramos wrote:

> Hello,
> When I try to load module ttime.o - "insmod ttime.o" - I get the
> following message: "ttime.o: init_module: Device or resource busy".
> "lsmod" shows that ttime.o was effectively not loaded. I am using RH7
> with kernel 2.2.16-22. Does anyone have a guess on a possible reason for
> this and how to fix it, so the module can be normally loaded ?
> Thanks,
> Marcus.

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