Subject: Re: LKM support
To: None <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
From: Gordon W. Ross <email@example.com>
Date: 11/08/1996 11:18:53
> Date: Thu, 07 Nov 1996 18:58:49 -0800
> From: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
> >And just how would you suggest this be done?
> >If I link in the ffs system automatically, that's ok. If the mfs
> >LKM contains the ffs code internally, then you're screwed when you try
> >to load both mfs and ffs due to duplicate symbols.
> Compile both the ffs and mfs LKMs to refer to a third lkm containing
> shared ffs subroutines. Load those subrourites before loading either
> the ffs or mfs LKMs.
OK, but that "third lkm containing shared ffs subroutines" happens to
include just about everything in ffs, so you might as well just say
that mfs needs ffs loaded first.