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RE: FC4 rmmod does not work



> -----Original Message-----
> From: fedora-list-bounces redhat com 
> [mailto:fedora-list-bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of Karl Larsen
> Sent: Sunday, May 21, 2006 11:10 PM
> To: For users of Fedora Core releases
> Subject: Re: FC4 rmmod does not work
> 
> Tomas Larsson wrote:
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: fedora-list-bounces redhat com 
> >> [mailto:fedora-list-bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of Dave Jones
> >> Sent: Sunday, May 21, 2006 8:57 PM
> >> To: For users of Fedora Core releases
> >> Subject: Re: FC4 rmmod does not work
> >>
> >> On Sun, May 21, 2006 at 08:46:17PM +0200, Tomas Larsson wrote:
> >>  > Trying to remove a driver with rmmod  >  > According to 
> lsmod the 
> >> driver is unused, but rmmod refuses to remove it,  > there is no 
> >> messages.
> >>  >
> >>  > Looking in the log, I find that the driver is removed 
> and directly 
> >> inserted  > again.
> >>  > Is this a FC4 issue or is it a driver issue?
> >>
> >> You didn't mention which driver it was, so there's no way 
> to answer 
> >> this question.
> >>
> >> 		Dave
> >>
> >>     
> > Rt61pci is the name of the driver.
> > I know that it is a beta, not working very well, that's why 
> I want to 
> > remove it, to change it to a newer version.
> > This is what I finde in the logs:
> >
> >
> > May 21 11:45:17 springbox kernel: Unloading module: rt61pci - CVS 
> > (N/A) by http://rt2x00.serialmonkey.com.
> > May 21 11:45:18 springbox kernel: ACPI: PCI interrupt for device 
> > 0000:03:00.0 disabled May 21 11:45:19 springbox kernel: Loading 
> > module: rt61pci - CVS (N/A) by http://rt2x00.serialmonkey.com.
> > May 21 11:45:19 springbox kernel: ACPI: PCI Interrupt 
> 0000:03:00.0[A] 
> > -> Link [C0B9] -> GSI 11 (level, low) -> IRQ 11
> >
> > Question is obviously is this because FC4 or is it due to 
> the driver itself.
> >
> > So-far I have to eject the card, delete the drivers, do a 
> depmod and 
> > insert the card again.
> >
> > With best regards
> >
> > Tomas Larsson
> > Sweden
> >
> > Verus Amicus Est Tamquam Alter Idem
> >
> >   
>        Please try # modprobe -r and see what happens. But 
> both rmmod and modprobe act on the kernel not on what is 
> saved on the hard drive. If you want to remove the mod that 
> takes another action.
> 

The logs above is after modprobe -r

What I want to is to remove the mod from the kernel, not from the disk.
But it refuses to remove it, wondering if the pnp-stuff has something to do
with it.


With best regards

Tomas Larsson
Sweden

Verus Amicus Est Tamquam Alter Idem


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