Subject: Re: LKMs
To: NetBSD Kernel list <>
From: Anders Dinsen <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/26/2000 00:20:56
On Sat, 25 Nov 2000, Manuel Bouyer wrote:

> On Sat, Nov 25, 2000 at 10:03:04AM +0100, Jarom=EDr Dolecek wrote:
> > The definite plan is surely to have ~all loadable. The most immediate
> > effect is that it eases debugging tremendously; obviously, it's
> > nice even for user not to have to recompile kernel :)
> However, I'd prefer to still be able to compile a monolitic kernel;
> LKM are problematic from a security POV.

=2E.. and unnecessary (problematic?) in many embedded solutions.

Anders Dinsen