Re: negative mod use count

From: Keith Owens (
Date: Wed Feb 28 2001 - 19:04:58 EST

On Wed, 28 Feb 2001 20:58:06 +0100,
Boris Dragovic <> wrote:
>what does negative module use count mean?

Either an extra MOD_DEC_USE_COUNT was issued (buggy code) or the module
has a can_unload() function. When modules define a can_unload()
routine then the use count is always displayed as -1 because the module
decides if it can be unloaded.

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