Go Back   HowtoForge Forums | HowtoForge - Linux Howtos and Tutorials > Linux Forums > Kernel Questions

Do you like HowtoForge? Please consider supporting us by becoming a subscriber.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 29th October 2009, 12:29
er.tarun.9986 er.tarun.9986 is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 2
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Automatic unloading of kernel modules

Hi all,

I would like to ask whether kernel modules that are loaded in kernel memory, but they are not getting used from long time, then in this case, what is the behaviour of kernel ? Does kernel unload modules or kernel modules remain in kernel memory until system is up ?

Please guide me.

Thanks and Regards,
Tarun
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 20th January 2010, 00:00
Ozzymud Ozzymud is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 2
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
 
Default

auto unloading was removed in 2.6, usta have kerneld to do that, i aint bothered recently.

afaik they just sit there now unless you remove with rmmod.

there might be something i've missed in module-init-tools, dunno

Here is some good reading:

http://www.informatik.uni-freiburg.d...e/fun/modused/

Last edited by Ozzymud; 20th January 2010 at 00:03.
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Ozzymud For This Useful Post:
falko (20th January 2010)
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
domains not accessible gillesdevals Installation/Configuration 3 17th June 2009 09:12
Ispconfig IE7 Xen aurelius Installation/Configuration 8 19th October 2008 10:46
Google Apps dayjahone General 19 29th March 2008 17:25
High Availability Samba cluster - DRBD + Heartbeat djalex Server Operation 58 25th May 2007 19:38
WG311v2 almost working with Edgy (w/o ndiswrapper) need help with the rest caudata Server Operation 11 13th November 2006 20:02


All times are GMT +2. The time now is 12:34.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.