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SubjectRe: MOD_INC_USE_COUNT
> |>   During this non-atomic operation, before the increment occurs, we
> |> have a context switch (is this possible when we are in kernel code?)
> No.
Then, why are both MOD_INC_USE_COUNT and MOD_DEC_USE_COUNT needed in
functions like read_super() :

... read_super(...) {
MOD_INC_USE_COUNT;
...
MOD_DEC_USE_COUNT;
}
, since nothing else can happen while the function is executed?

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