Users loading modules

Alexander E. Patrakov patrakov at ums.usu.ru
Sun Aug 7 06:33:57 PDT 2005


Ken Moffat wrote:
>  There seem to be some rough edges with certain modules or udev on
> recent kernels.  Ideally, the kernel should know enough to load the
> modules.  If it doesn't, try building them in.

You disagree with Greg KH here. He says that the kernel should never 
load modules itself, i.e. as if CONFIG_KMOD=n. Calling modprobe from 
userspace is OK.

-- 
Alexander E. Patrakov



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