Re: Make ipconfig.c work as a loadable module.

Jeff Garzik (
Thu, 6 Mar 2003 17:11:36 -0500

On Thu, Mar 06, 2003 at 10:34:16PM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Thu, 2003-03-06 at 21:10, Robin Holt wrote:
> > The patch at the end of this email makes ipconfig.c work as a loadable
> > module under the 2.5. The diff was taken against the bitkeeper tree
> > changeset 1.1075.
> The right fix is to delete ipconfig.c, it has been the right fix for a long
> long time. There are initrd based bootp/dhcp setups that can also then mount
> a root NFS partition and they do *not* need any kernel helper.

The klibc tarball on also has ipconfig-type code, waiting for
initramfs early userspace :)

Many have wanted to delete ipconfig.c for a while now...


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