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SubjectRe: Query about initramfs and modules
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Followup to:  <15428.47094.435181.278715@irving.iisd.sra.com>
By author: David Garfield <garfield@irving.iisd.sra.com>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
>
> Hearing all this talk about initramfs and eliminating hardwired
> drivers, it occurs to me to ask:
>
> Can/will the initramfs mechanism be made to implicitly load into the
> kernel the modules (or some of the modules) in the image?
>

No. The bulk of the work of module loading is the job for insmod.

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