Kernel page, once again

Kevin P. Fleming kpfleming at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Jun 16 06:08:03 PDT 2004


Ian Molton wrote:

> On Tue, 15 Jun 2004 21:47:58 -0700
> "Kevin P. Fleming" <kpfleming at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:
> 
> 
>>the kernel 
>>developers are pushing people away from using them for everyday 
>>operation with "known" hardware, even if that hardware is plugged in and 
>>removed during normal operation.
> 
> 
> SOME are. MAny many are not.

Contrary to what I posted before, it appears that the current 2.6 kernel 
does not "hide" the module unloading option behind an EXPERIMENTAL tag 
any longer, so obviously things have moved towards modules being more 
fully supported than they were earlier during 2.6 development.



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