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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] module loader should not complain about unknown symbol
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    On Tuesday 13 November 2007 15:08:35 Peter Teoh wrote:
    > On Nov 13, 2007 10:52 AM, Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au> wrote:
    > > On Tuesday 13 November 2007 09:23:12 Rusty Russell wrote:
    > > > Better might be to put in a waitqueue and wake it up whenever a module
    > > > is deleted or changes status. Then use_module() can wait if
    > > > strong_try_module_get() returns -EBUSY (up to 30 seconds, then print a
    > > > warning and fail).
    >
    > Will it ever go into a deadlock (or likewise DOS scenario) if modA dep
    > on modB, but modB also dep on modA?

    No, only if modB requests modA in its init function. And then only for 30
    seconds.

    modprobe will sort out the A needs B needs A case IIRC.

    Cheers,
    Rusty.
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