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SubjectRe: [PATCH] usbip: vhc_hcd: prevent module being removed while device are attached
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Am Dienstag, den 03.04.2018, 09:56 -0600 schrieb Shuah Khan:
> This is a virtual device associated to a real physical device on a different
> system. My concern is that if the module gets removed accidentally then it
> could disrupt access to the remote device. The remote nature of the device
> with several players involved makes this scenario a bit more complex than

Hi,

you would doubtlessly lose connection to that device. Yet you would
also lose connections if you down your network. You need to be root
to unload a module. You could overwrite your root filesystems or flash
your firmware. In general we cannot and don't try to protect root
from such accidents.

Regards
Oliver

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