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SubjectRe: Persistent module storage [was Linux 2.4 Status / TODO page]
On Tue, 7 Nov 2000, James A. Sutherland wrote:

> On Mon, 06 Nov 2000, Gerhard Mack wrote:
> > Sure .. lets see you start a laptop in class or buisness meeting and have
> > everyone turn to look at you wondering why your laptop let off an ear
> > piercing shreak because the hardware defaults to all settings max.
> That only happens if the driver is stupid enough to try guessing "correct"
> volume settings. If it leaves well alone until it KNOWS the correct settings,
> there is no ear piercing shriek. Nor is there any break in the sound if you
> were listening to something from the mixer.
> > And you will _STILL_ have that shriek for 1/2 - 1 second before the
> > userspace app loads.
> Wrong. The userspace app is the one triggering the device init, when it gives
> the sound driver the correct volume settings. There is no half second delay.
> > And no we couldn't unplug either the mike or the speakers since they come
> > embedded in the laptop's case.
> >
> > I don't see in any of your trolling an answer for this problem.
> It isn't trolling, and there is a perfectly simple answer, as I have already
> explained.

And if I don't use modules?


Gerhard Mack

<>< As a computer I find your faith in technology amusing.

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