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SubjectRe: Persistent module storage [was Linux 2.4 Status / TODO page]
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> No funny "persistent data" mechanisms or screwups when the worker gets
> removed and reinserted. In many cases the data module could be shared among
> several others, in other cases it would have to be able lo load several
> times or manage several incarnations of its payload.

It actually seems the persistent data mechanism in user space wouldnt be
much different in implementation.

Add a 'preserved' tag for one section of module memory. On load look up the
data, if its from this boot memcpy it into the module. On unload write it
back to disk. No kernel code needed.

Alan

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