Re: [RFC] fix sysfs symlinks

From: viro
Date: Sat Apr 17 2004 - 14:42:17 EST

On Sat, Apr 17, 2004 at 04:15:34PM +1000, Rusty Russell wrote:
> > to these objects are gone, we get the section freed. That can happen
> > way after the completion of rmmod - as the matter of fact we could have
> > the same module loaded again by that time.
> Or you could skip the extra section, and keep all the module memory
> until later. Instead of a section marker, you then set the release of
> those static things to "static_release" which does the put on the module
> memory kref:

That will keep too much allocated after rmmod - it's OK to have one or
two fixed-sized structures pinned down for a while, but entire .data can
be too large to treat it that way.
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