[rescue] Happy New Year! RIP, Sun/Solaris...

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Thu Jan 6 11:14:22 CST 2011

On Wed, Jan 05, 2011 at 11:48:50AM -0500, Sandwich Maker wrote:
> if linux had lkm like solaris, you could just unload/reload the
> offending driver...  i've almost got it down to a script for
> /dev/audio, except fuser won't show processes using it, which have to
> be killed before it will unload.

In theory, you can unload/reload the offending module in linux.  In
practice, when it works correctly at all, it only works up until
something goes wrong, then you are often hosed until you reboot. 

I haven't tried unloading/reloading CIFS though.

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