From: Rusty Russell <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Andrey Borzenkov <email@example.com>
Cc: "Chmouel Boudjnah" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com
Subject: Re: 2.6: races between modprobe and depmod in rc.sysinit
Date: Fri, 01 Aug 2003 16:34:41 +1000 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <20030801064916.46F842C2B9@lists.samba.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: Your message of "Thu, 31 Jul 2003 21:45:01 +0400." <firstname.lastname@example.org>
In message <email@example.com> you write:
> the only reason I can imagine is that it hits depmod -A that runs in
> rc.sysinit and does
> truncate /lib/modules/`uname -r`/modules.*
> scan modules
> write files
> So, quesitons
> - would anybody (Rusty?) object if I change depmod to do
> build temp name
> move temp name into original
No, that's definitely my preferred method anyway: please send patch.
Although I double this causes your problem here.
> - Chmouel, Fred - is depmod on every boot really neccessary? When people
> install modules they are expected to run it actually ...
People get it wrong, and you still want them to boot. Increasingly we
can live without depmod though: I might fix this in a near-future
version to live without it.
Anyone who quotes me in their sig is an idiot. -- Rusty Russell.
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2003-08-01 6:49 UTC|newest]
Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top
2003-07-31 17:45 2.6: races between modprobe and depmod in rc.sysinit Andrey Borzenkov
2003-08-01 6:34 ` Rusty Russell [this message]
2003-08-01 21:22 ` [PATCH] " Andrey Borzenkov
2003-08-02 0:29 ` Rusty Russell
2003-08-08 21:19 ` Andrey Borzenkov
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