Subject: Re: LKM's and NetBSD kernels.
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Greg A. Woods <>
List: current-users
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 <> 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
integrating ip-filter....

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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