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

From: Roman Zippel (
Date: Fri Feb 14 2003 - 08:21:25 EST


On Fri, 14 Feb 2003, Rusty Russell wrote:

> > 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".

Another point you probably misunderstood: I said that the complexity of
the new and the old system is exactly the same, please read more carefully
before flaming, it might backfire.

> > 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?"

I hate to drag people into a discussion, but maybe you're more inclined
to believe Al:

Please read this very careful and think about it.

bye, Roman

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