hostap bug when unloading driver?

Brian Sturgill zen_hacker at
Wed May 18 16:10:16 EDT 2005

Are you just ejecting the card or using cardctl to notify the drivers before 
ejecting? Ie... /sbin/cardctl eject 0 for ejecting the card in socket 0.


>From: Andrea G Forte <andreaf at>
>To: hostap at
>Subject: hostap bug when unloading driver?
>Date: Wed, 18 May 2005 11:40:08 -0400
>Hi all,
>I am using hostap-driver 0.3.7 and Linux kernel 2.4.20 . When I remove
>the card from the pcmcia slot something weird happens and after a few
>times if I do "lsmod" it shows: hostap_cs  -4.
>It seems that the driver does not get unloaded correctly. Also, if I try
>doing "modprobe -r hostap_cs" I get "device busy".
>Does anyone know how to fix this? It did not happen to me when I was
>using a very old version of the driver (0.0.4).
>Thanks a lot,
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