docs/85356: [patch] Make it clear that the extention name of the module isn't needed with kldload(8).
keramida at freebsd.org
Sat Aug 27 21:00:42 UTC 2005
The following reply was made to PR docs/85356; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Giorgos Keramidas <keramida at freebsd.org>
To: Julien Gabel <jpeg at thilelli.net>
Cc: bug-followup at freebsd.org
Subject: Re: docs/85356: [patch] Make it clear that the extention name of the module isn't needed with kldload(8).
Date: Sat, 27 Aug 2005 23:55:26 +0300
On 2005-08-27 19:43, Julien Gabel <jpeg at thilelli.net> wrote:
> --- /usr/src/sbin/kldload/kldload.8 Mon Mar 3 23:48:06 2003
> +++ /tmp/kldload.8 Sat Aug 27 19:31:22 2005
> @@ -43,6 +43,12 @@
> into the kernel using the kernel linker.
> Note that if multiple modules are specified then an attempt will
> be made to load them all, even if some fail.
> +.Pa .ko
> +extension name is not yet mandatory when loading a given module
> +.Nm .
> +It doesn't hurt to keep it though.
Not ``yet''? You mean there are plans to make it mandatory?
> -Some modules (ipfw, ipf, etc.) may be automatically loaded at boot
> -time by having their operation enabled in
> +Some modules (lomac, pf, ipfw, ipf, etc.) may be automatically loaded
> +at boot time by having their operation enabled in
> .Xr rc.conf 5 .
The word ``operation'' is not very nice here. Modules may be required
for some ``feature'' but they don't ``operate'' on anything.
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