Re: [RFC] embedded struct device Re: [patch] IDE driver model update

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Tue Oct 08 2002 - 17:51:35 EST

> > That's because normally pci_unregister_driver() or whatever is called in
> > cleanup_module(), but obviously to be able to call it the refcount has to
> > be zero already...
> That's true for drivers, but not for devices. Nonetheless, it's a big
> problem that I've hoped would magically go away. Of course it won't, but I
> don't have a solution for it off hand...

Is it actually cleanly solvable without sticking the refcounts in the
layer they belong not in driverfs ?

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