Subject: Re: Why doesn't modload remove linked modules?
To: Matthias Scheler <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: matthew green <email@example.com>
Date: 11/03/1997 11:41:35
In article <199711021650.RAA16839@jehova.owl.de>,
matthew green <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> putting things into /tmp by default seems like a nice way to
> introduce a security problem....
Modules are loaded before any network daemon or getty is started. So
there is or a least should be no possibility to interfere.
sure, that works for /etc/rc.lkm. i'd rather have modload remove
the post-linked object -- what's the point of keeping it around