cvs commit: src/sys/kern kern_conf.c
doconnor at gsoft.com.au
Thu Jan 12 22:18:22 PST 2006
On Fri, 13 Jan 2006 06:15, Joao Barros wrote:
> > This protects people from loading _really_ old modules, like say from
> > 5.x to a 6.x or 7.x system, like for instance right after an upgrade.
> Will this prevent loading an old nvidia module on boot after a kernel
> upgrade, which most times hangs the kernel? I mean, it will only
> prevent the module loading on 5.x to 6.x or for example 6.0 to 6.1?
No it won't.
The nvidia port should really put the kernel module into /boot/kernel to
prevent this sort of foot shooting.
Better yet commit my patch to rebuild port KLD's when the kernel is built :)
Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer
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