On Sun, Jan 25, 2009 at 11:14:51AM -0500, Arnaud Lacombe wrote: > On Sun, Jan 25, 2009 at 10:56 AM, Quentin Garnier > <cube%cubidou.net@localhost> wrote: > > Modules as a mean to save kernel size is a red herring anyway. > > > AFAIR, this is the first (and only?) reason why they have been widely > used at the origin. Previously LKM use was marginal. No. They've been used because: 1. They're usable. 2. There was someone to work on them. Two conditions that LKMs almost never met, and certainly not concurrently. -- Quentin Garnier - cube%cubidou.net@localhost - cube%NetBSD.org@localhost "See the look on my face from staying too long in one place [...] every time the morning breaks I know I'm closer to falling" KT Tunstall, Saving My Face, Drastic Fantastic, 2007.
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