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SubjectRe: Query about initramfs and modules
Followup to:  <>
By author: Erik Andersen <>
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> Keep in mind that insmod current needs to incorporate a full ELF
> interpreter in userspace (and the source code needs to know about
> all the types of relocations and jump for each arch and for 32
> and 64 bit ELF. Horrible stuff really. If we could cleanup the
> kernel's insmod implementation to require merely a syscall
> passing a filename to the kernel, it would sure make the
> initramfs smaller and simpler. I believe Rusty made a patch to
> do this sort of thing....

Yeah! Let's put all this crap in KERNEL SPACE! *NOT!*

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