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    SubjectRe: [QUESTION/sysfs] strange refcounting
    Artem B. Bityutskiy wrote:
    > 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.
    I see this code drivers/base/core.c, device_add().

    if (dev->driver)
    dev->uevent_attr.attr.owner = dev->driver->owner;

    I assume it is expected that I must have a driver structure. But I
    don't. Why do I have to?

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