cvs commit: src/sbin/kldunload kldunload.8 kldunload.c
Brian Fundakowski Feldman
green at FreeBSD.org
Tue Jul 13 17:38:59 PDT 2004
On Tue, Jul 13, 2004 at 05:26:16PM -0700, Colin Percival wrote:
> At 13:50 13/07/2004, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> >But I think you miss the point: This is about giving root the ability
> >to add a "damnit!" after "kldunload foo".
> As a (mostly) side note, this will be useful from the point of view of
> security as well. When there is a security advisory concerning an
> optional module (compat/linux being the most recent example) it would
> be nice to have a more effective workaround than "well, you can try
> `kldunload linux`, but it probably won't work... if it doesn't work,
> you'll have to reboot the system".
"Well, you can try 'kldunload -f linux', but it probably won't work...
if it doesn't work, I guess a crash isn't really much worse than a
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