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SubjectRe: Little question about modules...
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On Sun, 7 Jan 2001 09:58:47 +0000 (GMT), 
Russell King <rmk@arm.linux.org.uk> wrote:
>Nicolas Noble writes:
>> Why do I have used by -1 for the module ipv6 onto my system?
>
>I guess this is going to be a new FAQ! Can we add it to the lkml FAQ
>please?

From man insmod in modutils 2.4.1 (not released yet).

If the module controls its own unloading via a can_unload routine
then the user count displayed by lsmod is always -1, irrespective of
the real use count.

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