RFC: staging: vchiq_arm: prevent platform driver unload

Stefan Wahren stefan.wahren at i2se.com
Sun Nov 5 12:32:26 UTC 2017


in a recent discussion [1] with Phil Elwell pointed out that the VPU firmware of the Raspberry Pi isn't aware of an unload of the vchiq kernel module after a successful registration.

So my question is there a proper way to prevent a platform driver from unloading?

[1] - https://github.com/raspberrypi/linux/issues/2250

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