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Re: xxxVERBOSE module?
On Sep 4, 9:00am, Paul Goyette wrote:
} From the comments in the GENERIC config files, the primary reason for
} omitting the various xxxVERBOSE options is to avoid including large text
} tables in the resulting kernel. And I vaguely recall some spirited
} discussion back when the change was made to exclude these options by
} Now that we have MODULAR kernels (at least on some architectures), I've
} been wondering if it might make sense to create a mod_verbose that could
There's been quite a bit of discussion about doing just this.
} be loaded during start-up time and then unloaded after the machine is up
It would have to be loaded by the boot loader then. As far as I
know, only the x86 boot loader is capable of loading modules.
} and running. (For plug-and-play situations, such as USB, the module
} could be reloaded and unloaded whenever a new device is added.)
} Is this something that would be useful?
Yes, I think it would be very useful. I was thinking of looking
at this myself. Thanks for taking on this task. It's one thing I can
cross off my TODO list. :-)
}-- End of excerpt from Paul Goyette
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