Subject: Re: LKM support
To: Matthias Scheler <>
From: Frank van der Linden <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/06/1996 12:50:30
Quoting Matthias Scheler,

> Michael Graff said:
> > IMHO, mount should try to mount, and if the FS isn't compiled in, try to
> > modload it, then mount again.  That would make everything happy, no?  :)

> > And this functionality should be put into a library.

> Hmmm... some kind of if-a-kernel-feature-is-not-there-try-to-modload-it-call?
> Not bad... but how should the interface for this look like?

FreeBSD loads LKMs (if necessary) from the different mount_xxx programs,
you might want to look at their interface (vfsent, vfsload, vfsisloadable).

- Frank