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Old 04-13-2014, 08:20 AM   #1
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Can't remove a module


Is it standard practice for Slackware not to allow removal of modules?
I had ndiswrapper listed in lsmod and tried with modprobe -r and rmmod to remove it but it was persistent. Need this to avoid:
Failed to read scan data : Resource temporarily unavailable
by removal ane reinsert or so I was told.
 
Old 04-13-2014, 10:16 AM   #2
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I expect that something is still using this module. Does adding --verbose to the modprobe command give more informations?
Code:
modprobe -r -v ndiswrapper
Perhaps there is information with the docs that might be enlightening: /usr/doc/ndiswrapper-kernel-1.59
There is also the ndiswrapper-utils package.

EDIT:
I am assuming you are using the SBo package for ndiswrapper, but that may not be the case.

Last edited by j_v; 04-13-2014 at 10:18 AM.
 
Old 04-13-2014, 02:50 PM   #3
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Tried your suggestion and this time it was removed.
Put it back and used both rmmod & modprobe -r at separate replacements and it did the job all 3 times. Thanks for use of UR magic.
 
Old 04-13-2014, 02:53 PM   #4
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You are welcome, but I think the magic is that what ever was busy using the module when you tried to unload it earlier, was done with it when unloading succeeded.
 
  


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