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Re: Why *are* the kernels monolithic?

Matt Provost wrote:


I'm not a big fan of LKMs on FreeBSD, and on Linux their main purpose in
life seems to be to allow vendors to supply binary-only modules.


Linus Torvald's position on the subject is consistently against vendors distributing binary-only modules.

Here's just one post on a continuously-ongoing discussion:

- Marsh

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