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SubjectRe: [RFC] add module reference to struct tty_driver
Hi !!!

Noob question !!

Could anyone contribute to my poor kernel knowledge base and explain me
what is BKL you're all talking about ?

thank you
Henrique

Russell King wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 14, 2003 at 02:08:59PM -0800, Greg KH wrote:
>
>>Woah! Hm, this is going to cause lots of problems in drivers that have
>>been assuming that the BKL is grabbed during module unload, and during
>>open(). Hm, time to just fallback on the argument, "module unloading is
>>unsafe" :(
>
>
> Note that its the same in 2.4 as well. iirc, the BKL was removed from
> module loading/unloading sometime in the 2.3 timeline

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