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SubjectRe: [PATCH 01/10] ext4: Use rcu_barrier() on module unload.
On Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 05:03:59PM +0200, Jesper Dangaard Brouer wrote:
> The ext4 module uses rcu_call() thus it should use rcu_barrier()on
> module unload.
>
> The kmem cache ext4_pspace_cachep is sometimes free'ed using
> call_rcu() callbacks. Thus, we must wait for completion of call_rcu()
> before doing kmem_cache_destroy().
>
> I have difficult determining if no new call_rcu() callbacks can be envoked.
> Would the maintainer please verify this?

Yes, that's correct. Thanks; I've included this in the ext4 patch
queue.

- Ted


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