Subject: Re: LKM's on the alpha
To: Ken Hornstein <>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 04/24/1997 20:06:31
> Does the alpha support loadable kernel modules?

No, it doesn't.

> I noticed that modload is
> still a.out only -- would they work if I made modload ELF-aware?

Yes, that'd probably work.  I've started doing that a few times, but
each time realized that i'd rather do it a Different way, and that it
wasn't worth my time to fix the existing code.

If you fix the existing code, i'd be glad to integrate your fixes.