Re: [RFC][TRIVIAL] Print a KERN_INFO after a module gets loaded

From: Horst von Brand (
Date: Sat Jun 15 2002 - 20:10:18 EST

Robinson Maureira Castillo <> said:
> After some thinking (nothing serious) I came up with the idea of print a
> KERN_INFO after a module got loaded, why? Think about this, some guy
> inserts a LKM rootkit, obviously that module (think adore or knark)
> doesn't say anything when it gets loaded. In this cases is useful to have
> this feature, another example can be simply now the order of a group of
> pre-requisite modules when you load something using modprobe(8).

If the cracker gets to the stage where they can insert modules at will, you
can't believe anything the machine does or says anymore.

Horst von Brand                   
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