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Re: VFS Module Autoloading

On Sun, 31 Aug 2008, Stephen M. Rumble wrote:

The new-style modload, modunload and modstat tools all work. They're just not built by default - you need to set MKMODULAR, in which case they mostly replace the LKM versions. However, the modules themselves are built and installed and the kernel contains support for them. Consequently, -current (and what's to be 5.0) there's no way to load, unload or query these modules by default as you'll be invoking the LKM tools. Yet at the same time, the kernel will suck them in automatically for file systems.

        It may be a dumb question, but what is the downside of
        setting MKMODULAR by default?

                David/absolute       -- No hype required --

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