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Date:	Mon, 26 Feb 2007 16:40:57 -0500
From:	Chuck Ebbert <>
To:	Stephen Hemminger <>
CC:	linux-kernel <>,
Subject: Re: netconsole module cannot be removed

Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> On Mon, 26 Feb 2007 15:35:11 -0500
> Chuck Ebbert <> wrote:
>> Trying to remove netconsole, rmmod goes into a tight loop with
>> 100% CPU usage. It can't be killed with 'kill -9'. Shutdown
>> works, though. Kernel is 2.6.20 FC6 config, and I'm 99.9%
>> sure the module signing has nothing to do with this.
> No it probably has to do with printing a message during module removal.

Yeah that could explain it.

But when I load it after the network has started I can't get it to
output any kernel messages to the network interface, either. I'll
try to reproduce this on a vanilla kernel next...

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