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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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