Location for Linux kernel module support files

Michael Heironimus mkh01 at earthlink.net
Wed Oct 2 13:25:12 EST 2002

On Tue, Oct 01, 2002 at 03:06:03PM -0400, Tim Moloney wrote:
> Perhaps there is no good answer to this.  I thought that this situation
> happened enough that people had found a reasonable location for support
> files.

Support files required at boot time should probably go somewhere under
/etc or /lib, since those are more or less guaranteed to be mounted.
Other common locations for support files are /usr/lib or /usr/share, but
for something running at boot you may be faced with /usr not being
mounted yet.

Michael Heironimus

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