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SubjectRe: [PATCH (2.4)] atomic use count for proc_dir_entry


On Thu, 16 Nov 2000, Dan Aloni wrote:
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> Makes procfs use an atomic use count for dir entries, to avoid using
> the Big kernel lock. Axboe says it looks ok.

There's a race there. Look at what happens if de_put() races with
remove_proc_entry(): we'd do free_proc_entry() twice. Not good.

Leave the kernel lock for now.

Linus

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