Re: why modules?
On Sat, 7 Dec 1996, Bruce Perens wrote:
> I'm not surprised that you are wondering why modules are useful. Most
> of the reason of that is that the Linux distributions have not caught
> up with what they can do. That's including Debian.
I do see their uses. However, there are problems with using them. The
point is that 90% of users don't have a real use for modules, much less
As I pointed out to another person that responded, I've had too many
support calls from people whose problems were a direct result of not
loading a module, or compiling support into the kernel, and still trying
to load the module as well.
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