Subject: Re: Proposal: In-kernel loader + symbol table handler.
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Anders Magnusson <email@example.com>
Date: 10/20/2000 22:02:12
> 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?
For step one it would be enough, yes. The reason to have it as its own
process is in the future, when it will load and unload modules itself
depending which devices are used. More about that later.