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    SubjectRe: [linux-usb-devel] [PATCH] back out sysfs reference count change
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    > > I just had a loooong discussion with Rusty on that subject, it's
    > > indeed a nasty one.
    >
    > Ah, he sucks another person into the "module unload" discussion. My
    > sympathies :)

    Nah, I started it, since he is about 2 meters from me in the
    office, that isn't difficult :)

    > I agree, it's a difficult problem to solve, and something we aren't
    > going to do for 2.6. That's one reason why module unload is its own
    > config option :)
    >
    > Anyway, Rusty's proposal of "never unload, just mark not used" and then
    > load a new copy into memory that he did during the OLS timeframe last
    > year sounds like the only sane way to get this completely correct, with
    > the trade off of never releasing memory.



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