kernel config

Erich Dollansky erichfreebsdlist at
Thu Oct 25 07:06:41 UTC 2012


On Thu, 25 Oct 2012 06:41:44 +0000 (UTC)
jb <jb.1234abcd at> wrote:

> Hi,
> what controls how parts of kernel are built, that is, built-in or
> modular ? For example, I want to:
> - build a kernel that has eveything built in

this is normally not possible as some thing conflict which each other.
But most things work together.

> - build a kernel that has everything possible (what controls the
> impossible ?) built as modules

All modules are build anyway.

> - build a kernel that has mixed support, e.g. support for cd9660 fs
> built-in and ext2fs as module

Just check how a custom kernel is build. You can then build three
versions of it. One with nothing, one with the modules you want and one
with the non-conflicting modules build-in.

Just read the handbook regarding custom kernels.


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