Re: [RFC] Migrating net/sched to new module interface

From: Rusty Russell (
Date: Fri Feb 14 2003 - 07:04:13 EST

In message <Pine.LNX.4.44.0302141035270.1336-100000@serv> you write:
> It's not the same, please see:
> I explained why the current module locking is more complex and why it's
> actually a three stage delete.

No, here is where you show *your* ignorance of kernel locking idioms,
and that your axiom is that "the new system is more complex".

I suggest you read the kernel locking guide: it's in the kernel
sources in Documentation/DocBook/kernel-locking.*, try "make psdocs".

> Rusty, above are real problems, the module locking fixes these problems
> during module_init/module_exit, but how can these problems fixed in the
> other cases and how does the module locking help?

This isn't even a sensible question: "This is not a module problem.
How does module locking help?"

You're wasting your own valuable time, too.

  Anyone who quotes me in their sig is an idiot. -- Rusty Russell.
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