On Thu, 2002-07-25 at 11:45, Terry Lambert wrote:
> Anything in the boot path needs to be static, by definition,
> or you face the Catch-22 of needing to load the driver in
> order to be able to load the driver.
Uhh, not really.
If your BIOS supports it (which it must for you to boot off it) then the
loader can load any extra modules you need.
If your argument was true then the kernel would need to load itself :)
Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer
for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au
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