Re: RFC: modules and 2.5

From: Keith Owens (
Date: Tue Jul 03 2001 - 02:16:48 EST

On Tue, 3 Jul 2001 07:50:50 +0100,
Sean Hunter <> wrote:
>Does this defeat my favourite module-related gothcha, that the machine panics
>if I have (say) a scsi driver builtin to the kernel and the same driver tries
>to load itself as a module?

No, but other wip for 2.5 will. My 2.5 makefile rewrite already
defines for each object, the module it would be linked into if it were
a module. That gives me a list of all the "modules" already in the
kernel which is what is required to prevent duplicate loads.

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