Kernel chapter and modules

Nathan Coulson conathan at conet.dyndns.org
Fri Jun 25 02:13:45 PDT 2004


> I am going to add the following things to the book:
>
> 1) Zack's "modules" script (as-is, although I don't like it -- see below)
> 2) a new page (before kernel.xml) explaining how modules are loaded and
> devices are created in LFS.
>
> Also I am going to document the /etc/sysconfig/createfiles file in the
> book.
>
> Any objections to the above?
>
> No objections in 7 hours = svn commit.
>
> The thing that I don't like in Zack's script is that it displays a
> "FAILURE" message if at least one module fails to load. The reason why I
> don't like this is that it is different from the behaviour I get when I
> compile a wrong module into the kernel. Zack's script displays the
> "FAILURE" message, while the kernel silently ignores the wrong driver.
>
> However this is not a showstopper since it doesn't require me to press
> Enter :)
>
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> Alexander E. Patrakov
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[not talking from experience]

I thought hotplug could run through a bunch of user created scripts in
/etc/hotplug/*.rc...



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