From: Michael Richardson <mcr@sa...> - 2002-01-16 01:09:10
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>>>>> "Matt" == Matt Zimmerman <mdz@...> writes:
Matt> On Mon, Jan 14, 2002 at 02:14:32PM -0500, Jeff Dike wrote:
>> mdz@... said:
>> > What are you proposing? My idea was to provide an unpacked modules tree
>> > in the host filesystem, allowing the user to do something like: mount -t
>> > hostfs -o /usr/lib/uml/modules/$kernelversion none \ /lib/
>> > modules/$kernelversion
>> You'd need to unpack the modules as a directory tree in this case.
>> Alternatively, you could unpack them as an ext2 (or ext3 or resierfs or
>> ...) filesystem image and mount it as a normal blcok device.
Matt> Would we gain anything by using a filesystem image? I suppose it would make
No, we lose.
A "make install_modules" can do the right thing in the host if we put the
files on the host.
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