harvey.two.face.kent at gmail.com
Mon Apr 26 11:24:29 UTC 2010
Thank you very much for your answer.
On Mon, Apr 26, 2010 at 11:00 AM, Da Rock <
freebsd-questions at herveybayaustralia.com.au> wrote:
> On Fri, 2010-04-23 at 07:09 +0200, xyz wrote:
> > Those numbers mean the size in mo, of linux kernel (3.2mo), and freebsd
> > kernel (33,9mo) for the same hardware configuration.
> Linux is based more on a minimalist kernel with user mode modules - add
> the modules and you'll find its larger, or take away the modules out of
> the FreeBSD kernel to get a more accurate reading.
> FreeBSD uses kernel mode modules; so it makes it faster, but it makes
> the kernel "look" bigger.
> And to stave off a flame session, these comments are very subjective and
> many will argue on both sides, but the proof is in the pudding as far as
> I'm concerned - I run both and my linux is CRAP by my reckoning. My
> drivers on the linux break constantly, and render the system useless
> without a reboot (and I'm NOT saying that it is anywhere near as bad as
> Windows: if I only had a choice of the two the linux would win for
> stability). My FreeBSD's have NEVER needed rebooting except for
> extraordinary circumstances, and the top stats don't lie either.
> > Is it difficult to update the patch?
> > On 04/22/10 23:54, Paul B Mahol wrote:
> > > On 4/22/10, xyz<harvey.two.face.kent at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > >> Hi
> > >> Thank you for your answer
> > >> But "I can't believe" that lighten the kernel of useless drivers,
> > >> only few bytes, by removing whole useless modules (sound, ata/sata,
> > >> Furthermore, I think about free space that could be save too, in the
> > >> hard drive this time.
> > >> Why for the same configuration, linux kernel is lighter than the
> > >> kernel? (3.2mo ; 33.9mo)
> > >>
> > > Can you be more specific? What those numbers mean?
> > >
> > >
> > >> And, can you release your patch please?
> > >>
> > > I can, but it may be out of sync.
> > >
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