Linux-Block Archive on
 help / color / Atom feed
From: "Jürgen Groß" <>
To: Paul Durrant <>,,,
Cc: Jan Beulich <>,
	Boris Ostrovsky <>,
	Stefano Stabellini <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 1/2] xen/xenbus: reference count registered modules
Date: Wed, 4 Dec 2019 11:36:29 +0100
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On 02.12.19 12:41, Paul Durrant wrote:
> To prevent a PV driver module being removed whilst attached to its other
> end, and hence xenbus calling into potentially invalid text, take a
> reference on the module before calling the probe() method (dropping it if
> unsuccessful) and drop the reference after returning from the remove()
> method.
> Suggested-by: Jan Beulich <>
> Signed-off-by: Paul Durrant <>

Pushed to xen/tip.git for-linus-5.5b


  parent reply index

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-12-02 11:41 [PATCH v3 0/2] allow xen-blkback to be cleanly unloaded Paul Durrant
2019-12-02 11:41 ` [PATCH v3 1/2] xen/xenbus: reference count registered modules Paul Durrant
2019-12-03  9:47   ` Jan Beulich
2019-12-04 10:36   ` Jürgen Groß [this message]
2019-12-02 11:41 ` [PATCH v3 2/2] xen-blkback: allow module to be cleanly unloaded Paul Durrant
2019-12-04 10:36   ` Jürgen Groß

Reply instructions:

You may reply publically to this message via plain-text email
using any one of the following methods:

* Save the following mbox file, import it into your mail client,
  and reply-to-all from there: mbox

  Avoid top-posting and favor interleaved quoting:

* Reply using the --to, --cc, and --in-reply-to
  switches of git-send-email(1):

  git send-email \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \

* If your mail client supports setting the In-Reply-To header
  via mailto: links, try the mailto: link

Linux-Block Archive on

Archives are clonable:
	git clone --mirror linux-block/git/0.git

	# If you have public-inbox 1.1+ installed, you may
	# initialize and index your mirror using the following commands:
	public-inbox-init -V2 linux-block linux-block/ \
	public-inbox-index linux-block

Example config snippet for mirrors

Newsgroup available over NNTP:

AGPL code for this site: git clone