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SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE] hotplug-ng 002 release
Per Liden wrote:
> On Tue, 10 May 2005, Greg KH wrote:
>
>
>>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.
>
>
> Since when does udev load modules for you? And how would it know when to
> load "device less" modules such as filesystems?
>
>
>>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.
>
>
> If you don't want a specific module to be loaded, then don't build it.
> You just said that yourself in the blacklisting dicsussion remember? ;)
> (hint: "Don't build the OSS modules at all?").

Think about distibution kernels that build everything possible.

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Brian Gerst
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