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* [PATCH] tools: Print a message if refcnt attribute is missing
@ 2019-03-08 20:39 Ezequiel Garcia
  2019-03-08 21:09 ` Lucas De Marchi
  0 siblings, 1 reply; 2+ messages in thread
From: Ezequiel Garcia @ 2019-03-08 20:39 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: lucas.demarchi, linux-modules; +Cc: Ezequiel Garcia

Currently, check_module_inuse returns a wrong user message
if the kernel is built without module unloading support.

Fix it by returning a more specific error, in case 'refcnt'
attribute is missing.
---
 tools/remove.c | 9 ++++++---
 tools/rmmod.c  | 9 ++++++---
 2 files changed, 12 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

diff --git a/tools/remove.c b/tools/remove.c
index 07e2cc0c83cd..387ef0ed17ce 100644
--- a/tools/remove.c
+++ b/tools/remove.c
@@ -44,7 +44,7 @@ static void help(void)
 
 static int check_module_inuse(struct kmod_module *mod) {
 	struct kmod_list *holders;
-	int state;
+	int state, ret;
 
 	state = kmod_module_get_initstate(mod);
 
@@ -74,12 +74,15 @@ static int check_module_inuse(struct kmod_module *mod) {
 		return -EBUSY;
 	}
 
-	if (kmod_module_get_refcnt(mod) != 0) {
+	ret = kmod_module_get_refcnt(mod);
+	if (ret > 0) {
 		ERR("Module %s is in use\n", kmod_module_get_name(mod));
 		return -EBUSY;
+	} else if (ret == -ENOENT) {
+		ERR("Module unloading is not supported\n");
 	}
 
-	return 0;
+	return ret;
 }
 
 static int do_remove(int argc, char *argv[])
diff --git a/tools/rmmod.c b/tools/rmmod.c
index bcdea4c57262..3942e7b439bd 100644
--- a/tools/rmmod.c
+++ b/tools/rmmod.c
@@ -63,7 +63,7 @@ static void help(void)
 
 static int check_module_inuse(struct kmod_module *mod) {
 	struct kmod_list *holders;
-	int state;
+	int state, ret;
 
 	state = kmod_module_get_initstate(mod);
 
@@ -93,12 +93,15 @@ static int check_module_inuse(struct kmod_module *mod) {
 		return -EBUSY;
 	}
 
-	if (kmod_module_get_refcnt(mod) != 0) {
+	ret = kmod_module_get_refcnt(mod);
+	if (ret > 0) {
 		ERR("Module %s is in use\n", kmod_module_get_name(mod));
 		return -EBUSY;
+	} else if (ret == -ENOENT) {
+		ERR("Module unloading is not supported\n");
 	}
 
-	return 0;
+	return ret;
 }
 
 static int do_rmmod(int argc, char *argv[])
-- 
2.20.1


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