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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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