FreeBSD GENERIC kernel&modules

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Wed Nov 23 00:36:09 GMT 2005

>> # Note that 'bpf' is required for DHCP.
>> device          bpf             # Berkeley packet filter
> Pretty lean kernel configuration.  It's impossible for the GENERIC
> kernel though to satisfy everyone, for various reasons.

what i mean is to change generic kernel in FreeBSD releases.

my generic kernel will satisfy more users, and in most cases there is only 
need to rebuild one or a few modules with some added options.

i think kernel modules was invented exactly for this. and loader.conf is 
an excellent thing!

if kernels have to keep most things in it, so why having modules at all?

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