Reducing the need to compile a custom kernel
Alexander at Leidinger.net
Sat Feb 11 17:36:34 UTC 2012
On Sat, 11 Feb 2012 07:33:08 -0800 perryh at pluto.rain.com wrote:
> "Bjoern A. Zeeb" <bzeeb-lists at lists.zabbadoz.net> wrote:
> > various parts of the network stack being loadable, which is not
> > as easy as it sounds, especially making them unloadable again
> > currently ...
> Seems to me unloadability does not matter to the case under
> discussion, which is modularizing the kernel to reduce the
> number of cases in which a custom kernel is needed. How much
> real functional difference is there between "built in" and
> "loaded permanently at boot"?
For what I want to achieve: nearly zero compared to GENERIC (there
will be differences, more when I present the result for discussion).
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