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Re: Please read if you use x86 -current

On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 10:22:43AM +0100, vincent wrote:

> Yet, some file systems could be modularized. I'm thinking about the
> MSDOSFS and NTFS code.

Actually, I _plan_ to make them all modules for i386/amd64. The boot loader
can make a good guess and for complicated situations it is something that is
very easy to configure. This change needs to be made with care though.

> I was wondering if the kernel (besides FFS) could not dynamically load  
> file systems only when a mount(1) explicitly request it, and get rid  
> of them as soon as the volumes are umounted?

The mount command already autoloads file system modules. There is no
automatic unload.


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