Re: New dev model (was [PATCH] delete devfs)

From: Geert Uytterhoeven
Date: Fri Jul 23 2004 - 10:03:06 EST

On Fri, 23 Jul 2004, [iso-8859-1] szonyi calin wrote:
> And with new devepment model this expenses will be passed to the
> end user when the kernel will not be stable enough and will
> crash. Do you you remember the 8k vs 4k stack problem for
> Nvidia binary kernel module ?

You want a stable kernel, but you also want to rely on binary-only kernel

The Linux kernel people cannot guarantee stability with binary-only kernel
modules. And the Linux kernel people cannot solve that problem...



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