[PATCH 2/2] ath10k: make core registering async

Johannes Berg johannes at sipsolutions.net
Mon Jun 23 05:32:47 PDT 2014

On Mon, 2014-06-23 at 14:17 +0200, Michal Kazior wrote:

> > Seems like to fix it we just need to get a module reference though? Can
> > a module put() itself though? Hmmm.
> It seems some drivers use module_put(THIS_MODULE) and
> __module_get(THIS_MODULE), e.g. tun/tap driver.

I don't see how this isn't racy in similar ways though?

> But does this bump up the module refcount in such a way that an
> in-progress rmmod will wait/block until the refcount reaches 0?

It should, yes, but you race once you do module_put(), no?


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