[CFT] modular kernel config
Bjoern A. Zeeb
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Wed Feb 22 22:31:41 UTC 2012
On 21. Feb 2012, at 13:35 , Alexander Leidinger wrote:
> You can download from
> The files are
> - i386_SMALL
> - i386_SMALL_loader.conf
> - amd64_SMALL
> - amd64_SMALL_loader.conf
I only looked at the laoder.conf for amd64 and the only comment I have is that I do not have the time to wait minutes for all individual modules to be loaded. This is going to be really bad for boot time.
> The new stuff in the kernel config compared to GENERIC is (in order of number of requests from users):
> - IPSEC (+ device enc + IPSEC_NAT_T)
You cannot ship that on by default for non-tecnical reasons in a kernel. Please do not commit a kernel config that can be booted (no LINT cannot be booted) with these on without consulting appropriate hats upfront.
> - ALTQ
> - SW_WATCHDOG
> - QUOTA
> - IPSTEALTH (disabled in loader.conf)
> - IPFIREWALL_FORWARD (touches every packet, power users which need
> a bigger PPS but not this feature can recompile the kernel,
> discussed with julian@)
> - FLOWTABLE (disabled in loader.conf)
Which is not the same as it's not 100% disabled and will still allocate memory.
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