On Mon, 5 Aug 2002, Richard Gooch wrote:
> > > Yes. RTFS.
> > I'm trying - without getting headache.
> Take a valium.
Staying away from devfs sources is cheaper.
> > In the "devfs=only" case, where is the module count incremented, when a
> > block device is opened?
> The module count is incremented when the device is opened,
> irrespective of whether it's a character or block device, or even a
> "regular" file.
Would you please answer my question and tell me where that exactly
happens in that case?
> > > No. I leverage fops_get(), a common function.
> > Which is also insufficiently protected.
What protects the module from unloading from getting the ops pointer until
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