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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 8/9] livepatch: allow patch modules to be removed
On 02/09/2015, 06:31 PM, Josh Poimboeuf wrote:
> --- a/kernel/livepatch/core.c
> +++ b/kernel/livepatch/core.c
...
> @@ -497,10 +500,6 @@ static struct attribute *klp_patch_attrs[] = {
>
> static void klp_kobj_release_patch(struct kobject *kobj)
> {
> - /*
> - * Once we have a consistency model we'll need to module_put() the
> - * patch module here. See klp_register_patch() for more details.
> - */

I deliberately let you write the note in there :). What happens when I
leave some attribute in /sys open and you remove the module in the meantime?

> --- a/kernel/livepatch/transition.c
> +++ b/kernel/livepatch/transition.c
> @@ -54,6 +54,9 @@ void klp_complete_transition(void)
> for (func = obj->funcs; func->old_name; func++)
> func->transition = 0;
>
> + if (klp_universe_goal == KLP_UNIVERSE_OLD)
> + module_put(klp_transition_patch->mod);
> +
> klp_transition_patch = NULL;
> }

regards,
--
js
suse labs


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