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Re: why is kernel recompilation necessary?

Really? So the kernel doesn't compile any hooks for itself to enable
loading latesthardwaredevice.o as a module? -chris

On Fri, 28 Jul 2000, Frodo Baggins wrote:

> Krzys Majewski scripsit:
> >Why is it that under Windows or whatever I don't have to recompile
> >the kernel just to add a new driver? Is it a protection thing? 
> >Or an optimization thing? Or something else? -chris
> Well, stricly speaking kernel recompilation isn't mandatory. You cold
> just compile a modulke and load it with modconf. This way is exactly
> the same thing as under nullsoft windog, except that you have the
> source of the driver:). 
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