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SubjectRe: root-owned /proc/pid files for threaded apps?
On Fri, Mar 08, 2002 at 01:47:29PM -0800, J Sloan wrote:

> Andreas Ferber wrote:
>
> >As a side note, IMHO it would be sensible to have some way of
> >disabling module autoloading of protocol modules in the network stack.
> >
>
> What is the problem with using modules.conf e.g.
>
> alias net-pf-10 off

I have that. The problem is that if every time a program attempts to
make an IPv6 connection it forces the kernel to spawn off modprobe to go
look for it, you have a performance issue. Of course, I'd imagine that
a reasonably written program would not try to use IPv6 beyond the first
failure.

Danek
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