Subject: Re: LKM's and NetBSD kernels.
To: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greg A. Woods <email@example.com>
Date: 06/10/1996 19:24:29
[ On Mon, June 10, 1996 at 11:59:33 (-0700), Jason Thorpe wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: LKM's and NetBSD kernels.
> On Mon, 10 Jun 1996 11:48:54 -0400
> Ken Hornstein <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > You could always check the version number when the LKM is loaded. For
> > example, the AFS LKM does this -- if the NetBSD version in the kernel doesn't
> > match up with the one in the LKM, it prints a message and refuses to load.
> ...except, I think Darren's referring to the if_name/if_unit -> if_xname
> changes I made ... And I didn't bump any version numbers. In retrospect,
> I probably should have.
I didn't think it had changed in time, but I wasn't sure when I was
I hope it (the NetBSD kernel version number) has been bumped since and
that we can think of the entire time between as a grey area, and given
this grey area was -current, you're at your own risk anyway....
Greg A. Woods
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