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SubjectRe: [PATCH] allow kernel module exclusion on load
On Sun 2007-05-13 19:20:35, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Sun, May 13, 2007 at 09:23:52AM -0700, Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> > On Sun, 13 May 2007 16:25:17 +0300
> > Dan Aloni <da-x@monatomic.org> wrote:
> >
> > > Kernel developers might find it useful for quickly getting out from some
> > > rough debugging scenarios.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Dan Aloni <da-x@monatomic.org>
> > >
> >
> > There is already the modprobe blacklist ability in user space.
>
> doesn't really help if hotplug loads a broken module before you're getting
> a login prompt. So while this is a bit of a hack I'm all in favour of this.
> (Especially as I got hit by this issue again yesterday)

It is quite a bick hack. Unknown kernel parameters are passed to init,
can we just make modprobe parse that?
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