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SubjectRe: Would an "information module" be useful?
Am 22.09.2013 22:30, schrieb Markus Elfring:
>> You can do all parsing in user space too.
>
> Is it questionable when a custom prefix of a boot command-line parameter can not
> be mapped to a kernel module?

No.
In the systemd case we have to ensure that we never ever merge a module named "systemd".
It's that easy. :)

>> drivers/misc/ is a nice place do dump such things. :-)
>
> Is an information sink module (with corresponding data type checks) still an
> "ordinary" driver?

We have all kinds of strange modules/drivers. Usually you don't have to think whether your
module is a "ordinary" driver or not...
See drivers/misc/dummy-irq.c.

Thanks,
//richard



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