Re: 2.1.72/3: boot problems

Alan Cox (
Sat, 20 Dec 1997 17:01:01 +0000 (GMT)

> Try making CONFIG_UNIX=y instead of m. Someone posted an analysis of the
> problem -- it seems there's a Catch 22 because loading a module needs
> CONFIG_UNIX to communicate with kerneld.

Not quite: Kerneld is SYS5 IPC based. Kerneld is capable of loading the module
it just likes to syslog it and syslog needs the kerneld to load the module
and it gets stuck