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SubjectRe: [RFC] Wine speedup through kernel module
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On Tue, 12 Sep 2000 14:54:29 +0100, 
David Howells <David.Howells@nexor.co.uk> wrote:
>Oliver Neukum <Oliver.Neukum@lrz.uni-muenchen.de> wrote:
>> This seems to me the best idea. However I would argue against dynamically
>> allocating syscalls. Reserving numbers makes for better code and allows you
>> to do autoloading.
>
>Now there's an idea... have the kernel autoload modules based on a particular
>syscall number being handled in that module. Madness *grin*.

No more madness than kmod loading a module called char-major-10-135 for
/dev/rtc. Or code that uses modules.pcimap to work out which module to
load for a PCI device. Just teach kmod to load syscall-agent-86 if you
want to get smart.

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