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SubjectRe: [PATCH] usbip: vhc_hcd: prevent module being removed while device are attached
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


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.


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