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SubjectRe: Module open() problems, Linux 2.4.0
In article <Pine.LNX.3.95.1001109150621.15404A-100000@chaos.analogic.com> you wrote:
> This may be, as you say, "harmless". It is, however, a bug. The
> reporting must be correct or large complex systems can't be
> developed or maintained.

No. It is not. The module usage count doesn't have a direct relation
to the number of open devices. The module count just makes the modules
un-removable if it is non-zero. It doesn't matter at all, when and where
you in- and decrease it, as long as the module is always protected against
unload when in use (e.g. opened).

Christoph

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