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SubjectRe: [RFC] [WIP] Unbork fs.h, 1 of 3
Daniel Phillips wrote:
> ...
> Nevertheless, the VFS still calls the module_exit for the root filesystem,
> which calls unregister_filesystem, which tries to destroy the its own inode
> cache, which isn't empty, because of special-case code connected with the
> root.

As far as I know, UML is the only port which implements exitcalls
for statically linked code. So this problem won't be observed on
the other architectures.

The problem still *exists*, of course, but isn't too serious. Maybe a
judicious hack to hide the problem would suffice. Depends how hard
it is to unmount root during shutdown.

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