bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Fri Oct 19 08:10:56 PDT 2007
Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
> Note, however, that this is not the same type of module as "insmod" and
> "lsmod" Grub2 commands refer to. Grub2 has its own modules for loading
> Linux kernels, loading FreeBSD kernels, support for filesystems, and so
> on. Obviously, not all of them are used in the typical "boot a kernel
> from ext3 partition" scenario - but this is not a valid reason to call
> Grub2 bloated, since the old Grub1 has all this functionality always
> built statically into stage2.
Overloading the meaning of lsmod and rmmod does not seem to me to be a
good idea. I would think something like lsgmod (ls grub module) or even
lsext (ls extention) would be better. Using the same term for different
things is a recipe for confusing users.
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