Subject: Re: Location of lkm's
To: Paul Goyette <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/15/1996 07:42:35
On Fri, 15 Nov 1996 06:23:02 -0800 (PST) 
 Paul Goyette <> wrote:

 > Why is it that modload is located in /sbin, yet the supplied lkm's are 
 > all located in /usr/lkm?  It seems to me that if modload is in /sbin, 
 > someone must have realized that non-root files systems, like /usr, might 
 > not yet be available.  Yet the supplied lkm's are, for the most part, 
 > file systems code which might well be needed before being able to mount 
 > /usr! 

Currently, modload needs /usr/bin/ld to do its work.

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