Subject: Re: LKMs
To: =?X-UNKNOWN?Q?Jarom=EDr_Dolecek?= <>
From: Jared D. McNeill <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/25/2000 13:18:37
On Sat, 25 Nov 2000, Jarom=EDr Dolecek wrote:
> Once the LKM linker would be in kernel, it would be possible to
> make LKMs a bit safer, in that kernel would only allow to load LKMs
> it was previously told are safe (on boot, probably).

If we tell the kernel what LKM's are safe at boot, how do we compile and
install a new LKM on the fly? Maybe it would be better to also give the
option of using only 'known safe' modules at boot as well.