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SubjectRe: [RFC] change in /proc/devices
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Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk> said:

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> I think perhaps we need a module_lock that forbids just module load/unload
> when its held. A reader/writer lock with the unload as the writer and
> the rest as readers ?

Won't help, as this can't prevent the race between loading and loading that
started this thread. And a regular lock won't help either, as it will
prevent one module from loading some other one it needs. I'm afraid a
per-module (type?) regular lock is the only way out.
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