> > -----Original Message----- > > >Hi, can somebody tell me, what does the "[permanent]" > > >at the module (as from lsmod) means.. I have a bunch of them You can get around this by booting without an initrd image. Take a look at your grub or lilo config and see if you can do without the initrd image. Depending on what you need at boot time, you may need to compile support for certain things (like ext3) into your kernel and not as modules. -Patrick.