OS-2629: want ability to provide additional objects at boot


Fixed: A fix for this issue is checked into the tree and tested.
(Resolution Date: 2013-12-23T21:13:43.000Z)

Fix Versions

2013-12-26 Eve (Release Date: 2013-12-26)


It would be useful if there were a mechanism to provide the system with additional (arbitrary) objects at boot and expose them via the filesystem interface. There are at least three general use cases:

1. Alternate kernel modules/configuration files. This would be useful mainly for development but would also allow customers who wish to use non-illumos drivers a means to provide them outside the platform.

2. Persistent FMA state to allow the kernel to retire faulty devices prior to most of the boot process.

3. Anonymous DTrace enablings.


Comment by Bot Bot [X]
Created at 2013-12-23T21:12:48.000Z

illumos-joyent commit af057c3 (branch master, by Keith M Wesolowski)

OS-2629 want ability to provide additional objects at boot
    Reviewed by: Robert Mustacchi <rm@joyent.com>