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SubjectRe: Query about initramfs and modules
Followup to:  <>
By author: David Garfield <>
In newsgroup:
> Agreed. However, this work could easily be performed by an insmod
> variant that takes a module, a "", 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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