Re: IDE? IDE-TNG driver

From: Scott Bronson (
Date: Sat Aug 17 2002 - 19:28:38 EST

On Sat, 2002-08-17 at 15:57, Ruth Ivimey-Cook wrote:
> a) some people want basically module-less kernels

Everyone I've heard advocating a moduleless kernel uses an argument that
boils down to "it's slightly more secure." Does anybody have a GOOD
reason for not using modules? Obsolete or embedded hardware arguments
don't count.

> b) in some environments, you need to be able to select the IO mechanism
> without the ability to select the module to load.

If that's the case, won't a kernel parameter suffice? Can you

    - Scott

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