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Re: RFC: DKMS - Dynamic Kernel Module Support

On Thu, Sep 11, 2008 at 05:29:44PM +0200, David Paleino wrote:

> > I wonder how this can be done with zaptel. If you try to be
> > user-friendly and run '/etc/init.d/zaptel/unload' when installing
> > zaptel-modules-<current-kernel>' it'll eventually fail normally, because
> > Asterisk holds /dev/zap/pseudo open, and hence zaptel cannot be
> > unloaded.
> > 
> > (And this assumes that the application using it is 'asterisk')
> I believe this is a bug in the zaptel init scripts... shouldn't they check
> whether they can be unloaded? Is there a --force option? But this is another
> story :)

Maybe it's possible (I'm not exactly sure. I think it's possible, at
least in most cases). But do I want this? Do I want to shut down my PBX
because of the Ubuntu kernel upgrade of the month?

Which is why I never tried to add such an option to the init script, and
why noone has asked for it.

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