Gentoo Archives: gentoo-amd64

From: Nuitari <nuitari@××××××××××××××××.net>
To: gentoo-amd64@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-amd64] Re: modules
Date: Sat, 05 Nov 2005 00:07:13
Message-Id: Pine.LNX.4.64.0511041904550.4212@melchior.nuitari.net
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-amd64] Re: modules by Dmitri Pogosyan
>> This is why I miss RedHat. I don't want to spend my time customizing >> a kernel then spending more time with trial and error getting just the >> kernel I need. RedHat has a system in place that installs a minimal >> kernal and then loads almost everything else as modules. Genkernel almost >> does what I want but it is always a struggle. The base system always >> loads all the different disk drivers and does not unload the unused ones. > > Absence of autounloading is not a property of gentoo, but of recent kernels. > Somewhere along Linux people decided that unloading unused modules is not > that useful :( > > Am I right, actually ?
I really don't see the point of going to that much trouble to save a few Kbs of RAM -- gentoo-amd64@g.o mailing list

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[gentoo-amd64] Re: Re: modules Duncan <1i5t5.duncan@×××.net>