[kismac] Re: ioxperts bug and kextunload question

  • From: Luca Micali <luca.micali@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <kismac@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 18 May 2004 16:13:24 +0200

On 18-05-2004 10:05, "Brad Knowles" <brad.knowles@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>>  sometimes the driver fails to unload after a session, which currently
>>  requires a reboot to fix.  i posted a question about that a while back,
>>  to which someone suggested using kextunload to remove the driver.  i
>>  haven't actually messed with this yet, because i have another question
>>  about it.  is the kismac driver tool move than just a gui for kextload
>>  and kextunload? because if not, then the shell commands would not be
>>  successful anyway and i'd be wasting my time learning about them.
> 
> The KisMac driver tool is a complete wireless card driver, with
> extra hooks to allow KisMac to do things it normally could not with
> the standard drivers.  When it starts, KisMac calls kextunload on the
> existing OS driver and then kextload on the KisMac driver tool, and
> does the process in reverse when shutting down.

i have a very similar problem: quitting kismac, the macjack kernel extension
won't unload if you first ejected the card or if the machine went to sleep
with kismac running and the only solution i found is to reboot the machine.


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