kldload vs Statically compiled in kernel

Adam Vande More amvandemore at gmail.com
Wed Mar 17 01:47:45 UTC 2010

On Tue, Mar 16, 2010 at 7:37 PM, Brandon Falk <falkman at gamozo.org> wrote:

> Hello fellow FreeBSD mates,
> I've always statically compiled in my modules into my kernel, rather then
> using kldload, or throwing them in /boot/loader.conf. I'm just wondering if
> there are actually any advantages to doing it this way.

You get to spend more time with your computer...? ;)

No advantage I'm aware of unless you're also removing unnecessary modules
then you'd be saving a little disk space and memory.

Adam Vande More

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