[klibc] inclusion of alias handling in klibc insmod

Greg KH greg at kroah.com
Fri Jan 27 13:54:42 PST 2006

On Fri, Jan 27, 2006 at 03:40:25PM -0600, Aaron Griffin wrote:
> Just curious if anyone has done anything similar, as I'd rather not
> reporduce work.  I'm going to put alias handling (and only alias
> handling) into a modified version of insmod.  The reason I'm doing
> this is to aid in boot time module loading via aliases exposed in
> sysfs.  Sure, I could include modprobe directly in the initramfs, but
> it's a bit large, and I really only need alias resolution, not the
> other parts of the syntax.

How will thie alias resolution handle the need to load dependant
modules?  That's why this is done in modprobe instead of insmod.


greg k-h

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