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    SubjectRe: [QUESTION/sysfs] strange refcounting
    Artem B. Bityutskiy wrote:
    > Then, I see /sys/devices/mydev/ in sysfs. I open
    > pre-defined /sys/devices/mydev/power/state in userspace and don't close it.
    >
    > Then I run lsmod, and see zero refcount to my module. Well, I run rmmod
    > mymod, module is unloaded.
    >
    > Then I close /sys/devices/mydev/power/state, and enjoy segfault.
    >
    I actually forgot to formulate my question: why module's refcount is not
    increased when somebody opens a sysfs file which belongs to this module?
    How to withstan to an unexpected module unload?

    Thanks.

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    Best Regards,
    Artem B. Bityutskiy,
    St.-Petersburg, Russia.
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