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SubjectRe: Another idea for simplifying locking in kernel/module.c
I wrote:
> Here is a way to replace all of the specialized "stop CPU"
>locking code in kernel/module.c with an rw_semaphore by using
>down_read_trylock in try_module_get() and down_write when beginning to
>unload the module.
> The following UNTESTED patch, a net deletion of 136 lines,

I am running that patch now on two computers. It seems to
be OK.

Rusty, I'd be interested in knowing what you think of the
patch (likewise for other lkml readers).

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