Re: Bug#83608: [PATCH]: modutils-udeb for debian-installer
Previously David Whedon wrote:
> We're really strapped for space trying to fit all on a single floppy. We
> have to carefully consider the 10k that using modprobe will cost us. Is it
> possible for you to elaborate on why you don't want us to use insmod. We
> really only need it to insmod a nic module, and after that we can grab
> anything else that we want off the net (modprobei. for example).
modprobe resolves dependencies, insmod does not. For some network
modules that is really need: you can't load the wd driver for example
before you load the 8130 module. modprobe will do that for, insmod does not.
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