cvs commit: src/sys/i386/conf DEFAULTS GENERIC

Ollivier Robert roberto at
Wed Nov 2 02:14:48 PST 2005

According to David O'Brien:
> out of GENERIC.  Maybe we should force the use of modules and have the
> GENERIC kernel only be things that cannot be built as a module - much as
> other Unixes do.

Solaris' way then?  I don't think I'd mind too much.  Recompiling the
kernel is part of the BSD way[tm] but I think most of our users could do
without that step, considering how many of them never bother to use
anything else than GENERIC (and I see more of them).
Ollivier ROBERT -=- FreeBSD: The Power to Serve! -=- roberto at
Darwin Kernel Version 7.9.0: Wed Mar 30 20:11:17 PST 2005

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