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    On Fri, Oct 13, 2000 at 10:01:56AM -0400, Chris Swiedler wrote:
    > Why is modprobe kept as a separate executable, when nothing else in the
    > kernel is (seems to be)? What is the advantage to keeping modprobe separate,

    modprobe is a userspace tool. It resolves dependencies based on a textfile
    called modules.dep and asks the kernel to load the modules in the apropriate

    > chris

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