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SubjectRe: KMOD error messages - proposal and patch
On Sun, 24 Feb 2002, Alan Cox wrote:

> > + /* Don't allow request_module() when ramfs based rootfs is mounted! */
> > + if ( ! strcmp("rootfs", current->fs->pwdmnt->mnt_sb->s_type->name) ) {
> > + printk(KERN_ERR "request_module[%s]: Real root fs not mounted\n",
> > + module_name);
> > + return -EPERM;
> > + }
>
> The ramfs based root file system once the load ramfs from tar stuff is
> working may have a completely valid modprobe on it.
>
> Perhaps request_module() needs a 'quiet' flag

Well, I though about this, but we can suppress with this way important
informative error messages as well. I think that the condition in kmod
might be exteded in future when the ramfs initialization will be
implemented.

Jaroslav

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Jaroslav Kysela <perex@suse.cz>
Linux Kernel Sound Maintainer
ALSA Project http://www.alsa-project.org
SuSE Linux http://www.suse.com

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