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Re: Kernel modules doco?

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Lloyd Parkes  <> wrote:
>Is there any?
>5.0_BETA seems to contain a kernel support for the new modules stuff  
>(kern/kern_module.c), but the only stuff on userland seems to be for  
>the older LKM stuff.
>I can't file bug reports until I know the difference between a bug  
>and a feature.
>Is it my imagination, or is the new modular system only available on  
>x86 hardware, even though mount_tmpfs triggers "WARNING: module  
>error: unable to load kernel object" on the evbarm architecture?

5.0 will ship with the old lkm modules. kern_module.c is incomplete
in 5.0 and it is not used. In current the new module code (kmod)
is used and the old module code (lkm) has been removed.


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