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Re: CVS commit: src/sys/arch/x86/x86
On Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 08:43:46AM +0200, Marc Balmer wrote:
> Am 18.10.11 06:27, schrieb Jukka Ruohonen:
> > On Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 12:07:45AM +0000, Jared D. McNeill wrote:
> >> Module Name: src
> >> Committed By: jmcneill
> >> Date: Tue Oct 18 00:07:45 UTC 2011
> >> Modified Files:
> >> src/sys/arch/x86/x86: vmt.c
> >> Log Message:
> >> don't allow module autounload
> > I wonder should autounloading be prohibited for all driver-class modules?
> Why? When the parent goes away, why not autounload a driver?
I am not sure. But have we thought about all the consequences and corner-
cases? Unloading happens while modifying hardware state? Deferred calls
in the drivers? And so on? To me it also seems that if I manually load
a driver-module, I expect it to stay loaded until I unload it.
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