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Old 03-23-2005, 11:32 AM   #1
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How can i force unload a module that is busy


Running Redhat 8 with 2.4-22 kernel.

Im having sound problems when i play a short sound, beep.wav in loop. The problem is that im loosing the sound. Im trying to unload ac97_codec with the command rmmod ac97_codec bu i get the message ressource busy... so is there a command to force unload the module please.
 
Old 03-23-2005, 02:25 PM   #2
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Re: How can i force unload a module that is busy

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Running Redhat 8 with 2.4-22 kernel.

Im having sound problems when i play a short sound, beep.wav in loop. The problem is that im loosing the sound. Im trying to unload ac97_codec with the command rmmod ac97_codec bu i get the message ressource busy... so is there a command to force unload the module please.
ac97_codec is a dependency, not the module. The sound module would be es1371 (at least for me using a soundblaster card). You have to remove the module for your card. If you don't know it, look in /lib/modules/2.4-22/kernel/sound.
 
  


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