Re: [PATCH 2.5.67] Update VLAN to new module semantics

From: David S. Miller (
Date: Tue Apr 08 2003 - 18:01:18 EST

   From: Stephen Hemminger <>
   Date: Tue, 8 Apr 2003 16:03:23 -0700

   On Tue, 08 Apr 2003 15:25:27 -0700 (PDT)
   "David S. Miller" <> wrote:
> You have to check the return value and error accordingly.
> The administrator can do a waiting module unload which causes
> all try_module_get()'s to fail so that no new references can
> be added to the module.
> Please, if you're going to convert things, do it correctly.
   That's what I get for copying bugs from other code ...
   Here is a repost which handles the race of unload and uncompleted init.

This looks a lot better, I'll further review this and apply
it unless I find some problems.

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