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    SubjectRe: MOD_INC_USE_COUNT
    linux-os (Dick Johnson) wrote:
    > On Thu, 10 Nov 2005, Tony wrote:
    >>Hello All,
    >>Usually, when a net_device->open is called, it will MOD_INC_USE_COUNT on
    >>success. It is removed since 2.5.x, then should I increase the use
    >>count? how? thx.
    > Gone! Don't use INC or DEC_USE_COUNT anymore. The kernel takes
    > care of that for you. Also, the count shown in `lsmod` no longer
    > means anything you can use programmaticly.
    > Cheers,
    > Dick Johnson
    > Penguin : Linux version on an i686 machine (5589.55 BogoMips).
    > Warning : 98.36% of all statistics are fiction.
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    > Thank you.
    But when the module is used by a net_device(interface is up), rmmod also
    works. Strange, isn't it?
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