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SubjectRe: Query about initramfs and modules
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Followup to:  <15429.48638.96256.842851@irving.iisd.sra.com>
By author: David Garfield <garfield@irving.iisd.sra.com>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
>
> Agreed. However, this work could easily be performed by an insmod
> variant that takes a module, a "System.map", and a kernel image, and
> produces a cpio file as output instead of passing the data to the
> kernel for immediate processing. The kernel mechanism would then only
> need to unpack the pieces, relocate, and make the system calls.
>

How do you know where the running kernel will be allocating address
space for the module?

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