Problem: lp usage count in 2.4.0test8

From: Ralf Sinoradzki (
Date: Wed Oct 11 2000 - 12:19:13 EST


I noticed, that the use count of module lp is increased
when a cron job is done but never decreased.
Same with restarting lprng.
So I tested this with a c-program, that opened /dev/lp,
closed /dev/lp and exited. After this, I started 'lsmod'
and the usage of module lp was increased by 1.

My kernel is an XFS-patched 2.4.0test8 compiled on
egcs2.91.66 for K7. Perhaps someone with an unpatched
kernel could tell me, if its the same ...

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