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SubjectRe: Module Ref Counting & ibmphp
On Tue, 14 Mar 2006, Stephen Hemminger wrote:

> The proper way to prevent unloading is just not to have a module exit routine,
> rather than causing ref count to be off. The the module subsystem will
> mark it as unsafe to unload. Unless it wants to allow unsafe forced unload.
> But IMHO either it needs to be safe to unload or not allow it.

Maybe add a comment where module_exit was, saying that the hardware can't
be made to behave without the module, so people don't think that debugging
the module could make it safely unloadable?

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