Re: [PATCH] In-kernel module loader 1/7

From: Greg KH (
Date: Thu Sep 19 2002 - 15:11:40 EST

On Thu, Sep 19, 2002 at 07:58:15PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Thu, 2002-09-19 at 19:38, Greg KH wrote:
> > And with a LSM module, how can it answer that? There's no way, unless
> > we count every time someone calls into our module. And if you do that,
> > no one will even want to use your module, given the number of hooks, and
> > the paths those hooks are on (the speed hit would be horrible.)
> So the LSM module always says no. Don't make other modules suffer

Ok, I don't have a problem with that, I was just trying to point out
that not all modules can know when they are able to be unloaded, as
Roman stated.


greg k-h
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