Re: kernel thread exit race

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Wed Aug 07 2002 - 06:18:31 EST

On Wed, 2002-08-07 at 10:22, Nikita Danilov wrote:
> Hello,
> what is the politically correct way to exit from a kernel thread daemon
> without module unload races?

You probably want to use completions. There is a function in the kernel
core "complete_and_exit" which does both the complete() and then the
exit() so that after complete finishes the task will not re-enter
modulespace and risk an unload race

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