Re: Early initialization of security modules

From: Chris Wright (chrisat_private)
Date: Mon Sep 30 2002 - 11:41:44 PDT

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    * Greg KH (gregat_private) wrote:
    > On Mon, Sep 30, 2002 at 12:39:50AM -0700, Chris Wright wrote:
    > > 
    > > I think it could be useful.  This is not well-abstracted, but IIRC it
    > > works fine when last tested.
    > Why not just use the existing _initcall levels instead of creating a new
    > one?  Isn't one of them early enough for security modules to use?
    These happen late.  All of them happen at the same time (essentially).
    During do_initcalls(), the only ordering is _when_ in do_initcalls().
    This misses a lot of earier initializations.
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