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SubjectRe: Persistent module storage - modutils design
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Horst von Brand <vonbrand@inf.utfsm.cl> said:

[Yes, I know this is bad taste...]

> Keith Owens <kaos@ocs.com.au> said:
>
> [...]
>
> > I have not decided where to save the persistent module parameters. It
> > could be under /lib/modules/<version>/persist or it could be under
> > /var/log or /var/run. I am tending towards /var/run/module_persist, in
> > any case it will be a modules.conf parameter.
>
> /var/lib/persist/<version>/<wherever-the-module-is-in-/lib/modules/<version>/>
>
> or some such. It has to match the kernel version somewhere (in case module
> interfaces change), and it also should mirror the tree under
> /lib/modules/<version> if for no other reason that there might show up
> several modules named <foo>.

Note! This _has_ to be in the / filesystem so it works before mounting the
rest of the stuff (if ever). This would rule out /var, and leave just
/lib/modules/<version>. Makes me quite unhappy...
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