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Re: CVS commit: src/sys
> On Wed, May 30, 2012 at 05:11:09PM -0700, John Nemeth wrote:
> > On Oct 11, 4:10pm, "David Laight" wrote:
> > }
> > } Module Name: src
> > } Committed By: dsl
> > } Date: Mon May 21 21:34:16 UTC 2012
> > }
> > } Modified Files:
> > } src/sys/arch/i386/stand/lib: exec.c
> > } src/sys/arch/sandpoint/stand/altboot: main.c
> > } src/sys/lib/libsa: ext2fs.c ffsv1.c ffsv2.c globals.c lfsv1.c lfsv2.c
> > } stand.h ufs.c
> > }
> > } Log Message:
> > } Remove the code that tries to load the "ffs" kernel module during boot.
> > } This is in line with the core decision than even modular kernels should
> > } contain the ffs code.
> > } I've left in the code that tries to load "nfs" and "ext2fs", but it
> > } isn't clear that is necessary.
> > } Removes a warning message that (usually) flashes past to fast to read.
> > } AFAICT all the relevant kernels contain ffs (and nfs for that matter).
> > Just because all shipping kernels are currently required to
> > contain ffs doesn't mean a user can't build a kernel without it
> > "knowing" that /boot will load the appropriate module. At the very
> > least, this should have been a knob so that people can build a /boot
> > that will load the appropriate filesystem if they wish.
> IIRC you can explicitly request (from boot.cfg) that any module be
> loaded. There is no need for boot itself to always try to load
> such a module.
> The problem is that there was no was of stopping boot trying to
> load (typically) ffs.kmod, and if the kernel does contain it then
> it doesn't seem correct at all.
Can't we have an option for autoloading rootfs modules,
like console settings configurable via installboot?
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