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SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE] hotplug-ng 002 release
On Wed, May 11, 2005 at 12:17:12AM +0200, Per Liden wrote:
> I'd like to get a better understanding of that as well. Why invent a
> second on demand module loader when we have kmod? The current approach
> feels like a step back to something very similar to the old kerneld.

kmod is not used at all if you are running udev on your system. It's
also better to allow userspace to make the decision as to if it should
load a specific module or not, not the kernel.

And it allows us to get rid of the kmod code entirely :)


greg k-h
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