Re: rmmod take all CPU and I can't stop it under 2.4.3-ac{9,11}

From: Keith Owens (
Date: Tue Apr 24 2001 - 02:06:15 EST

On Sun, 22 Apr 2001 10:42:06 +0200,
FAVRE Gregoire <> wrote:
>I am using DVB and sometimes I have to reload the driver, some times, I
>can just do it without problem, but often, it result in a (from top):
> 1359 root 19 0 532 532 360 R 77.7 0.2 8:32 rmmod

It is not rmmod that is looping, it is the module's cleanup routine
that is looping in kernel space (where it cannot be killed). Contact
the maintainer for the module that you are trying to remove.

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