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Re: GENERIC kernel "modules" implementation info?

On Mon, Dec 21, 2009 at 06:17:10PM -0600, Eric Haszlakiewicz wrote:
> hmm... how is the kernel supposed to load the modules if the code to
> mount the filesystem is a module itself?

The second-stage (first stage for some platforms) boot code in /boot
knows how to load the modules and supply them to the kernel.  That's why
we don't have special miniroot kernels for install any more, either,
which is kind of cool.


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