Re: [PATCH] PART1: Proposed init & module changes for 2.5

Rusty Russell (
Mon, 24 Sep 2001 15:40:28 +1000

On Mon, 24 Sep 2001 14:54:09 +1000
Keith Owens <> wrote:
> rmmod
> loses race
> return OK
> module is still in use, user is confused

Ah, I see... no, it's currently:

loses race
waits for module count to hit zero

This can be desirable behavior (rmmod -f). It's not good if you wanted
auto-module-unloading, but then, we've never wanted to take the hit to have
a pagable kernel, and I don't think we should do so.


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