Subject: Re: LKM support for many filesystems as well as compat_freebsd
To: Chris G Demetriou <>
From: Michael Graff <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 08/12/1996 23:30:21
Chris G Demetriou <> writes:

> This _should_ be handled by doing a reference counting thing, and
> refusing to let the emulation be removed while in use...

Yes, you're right.  It should be simple to do this, as well, since I think
an emulation has to "claim" ownership of an executable.  The problem comes
when a process dies.  I suppose, when the process is removed from the
system, it can decrement a reference count in the emulation structure