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Re: Why *are* the kernels monolithic?



Matt Provost wrote:

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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.

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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:
http://seclists.org/lists/linux-kernel/2003/Dec/1042.html

- Marsh



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