Subject: Re: Proposal: In-kernel loader + symbol table handler.
To: Jason R Thorpe , Anders Magnusson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <email@example.com>
Date: 10/20/2000 19:26:46
On Fri, Oct 20, 2000 at 08:07:26AM -0700, Jason R Thorpe wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 20, 2000 at 10:19:40AM +0200, Anders Magnusson wrote:
> > > Will we still have the option of statically configuring/loading
> > > a kernel?
> > >
> > For sure YES!
> Ragge -- I like your proposal ... but is it necessary for the kernel
> linker to always run as a kernel process? Can't it just use the
> context of whatever is cauing the module to be loaded, e.g. the modload
> program or whatever?
Running it as a single thread surely will eliminate locking problems when
altering the symbol table, wouldn't it?