Re: MOD_*_COUNT disappearing in tun

From: David S. Miller (davem@redhat.com)
Date: Fri Aug 08 2003 - 19:18:38 EST


On Sat, 9 Aug 2003 01:51:12 +0200
"Angelo Dell'Aera" <buffer@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I agree with you but you should agree with me that removing a
> net driver while the NIC is generating traffic should be not
> possibile.

No, I disagree. Doing this is fine, it means you no longer
want the device in the system. The ethernet drivers do the
right thing when you ask for this, rmmod ends up downing the
interfaces for you and once packet/socket/etc. references flush
out the module is unloaded cleanly.
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