Subject: Re: VFS LKMs & pool_init() panic
To: Jaromir Dolecek <>
From: Bill Sommerfeld <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/11/2000 11:18:17
> The problem here is that a LKM is unloaded, it doesn't have a chance
> to free it's resources. Besides wasting memory on every load/unload,
> this may leave dangling pointers in the list of pools or whatever.

yes.  this sounds reasonable.  it already has a chance to clean up
per-filesystem resources on unmount, but it may have global resources
as well...

					- Bill