Subject: Re: Location of lkm's
To: Paul Goyette <>
From: Michael Graff <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/20/1996 13:00:46
Paul Goyette <> writes:

> 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! 

But, since modload uses ld, which lives in /usr/bin...