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    SubjectRe: [RFC] add module reference to struct tty_driver
    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.

    Russell King ( The developer of ARM Linux

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