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SubjectRe: [PATCH] s390 (2/7): common i/o layer.
On Mon, Oct 06, 2003 at 04:49:25PM +0200, Martin Schwidefsky wrote:
> > > Just checked. You right about chp_release which should do
> > > a kfree on the struct channel_path object. But the two
> > > other release functions are really dummy functions because
> > > cu3088_root_dev and iucv_root are static structures.
> >
> > Even in that case you're screwed in case they are in modules..
> Why? The root device are registered in the module init function
> and unregistered in the module exit function. I fail to see the
> problem.

You can still have a reference to the object when the module is unloaded.

unregistered != last reference is gone
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