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    SubjectRe: Is module refcounting racy?
    Le mardi 06 avril 2010 à 15:05 +1000, Nick Piggin a écrit :

    > Also if anyone else is looking at a way to do _really_ scalable
    > refcounting elsewhere, this could be a good template (I certainly looked
    > here first when trying to get ideas for vfsmount refcounting).

    Yes, nice trick Nick, I was thinking about it for network code :)

    Acked-by: Eric Dumazet <>

    I confess the smp_wmb() in module_put() bothered me a bit until I saw it
    was only a barrier() on X86 (if !CONFIG_X86_OOSTORE)

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