[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH] base-files: move kmodloader below uci_apply_defaults

Zefir Kurtisi zefir.kurtisi at neratec.com
Mon Feb 25 13:19:11 EST 2019

On 2/25/19 6:18 PM, Piotr Dymacz wrote:
> [snip]
> I'm more worried here about breaking existing {users, downstream projects, etc.}
> code and how the things have been working for years.
> I believe, kernel modules were always (or at least since 2013~2014 when the
> kmodloader was introduced) loaded _before_ applying default UCI configuration
> (please, correct me if I'm wrong here).
> Based on above, your change should be considered as a major and a potential reason
> for regressions and breaking a "well known" boot sequence/order.

Fair enough argument. I don't see how re-ordering those two would impact anything
in the boot process, alas I can't rule out for all platforms supported.

We'll keep the change as 'works-for-us'-private in our tree.

Thanks for the feedback,

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