Re: [PATCH v5 6/7] module: Improve support for asynchronous module exit code

From: Bart Van Assche
Date: Mon Oct 03 2022 - 20:24:14 EST

On 10/3/22 16:56, Luis Chamberlain wrote:
Yeah I've gone ahead and re-read your original patch again the issue
with that is it waits *once* for the refcnt to go to 0, but that does
not forbit it from going back up, at which point you have a race which
can still create the situation. Every subsystem is different, but for
instance simply running a loop opening a device block file should
suffice to bump the refcnt of a respective block driver module. So
at least the patch itself won't ultimately address this issue I'm

Hi Luis,

Thanks for the feedback. I will try to find a solution that does not require to modify the kernel module code.