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From: Duncan <1i5t5.duncan@×××.net>
To: gentoo-amd64@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-amd64] Re: Re: modules
Date: Fri, 04 Nov 2005 20:47:08
Message-Id: pan.2005.11.04.20.35.18.345644@cox.net
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-amd64] Re: modules by Sebastian Redl
Sebastian Redl posted <436BBEE8.1070303@×××××××××××.at>, excerpted below, 
on Fri, 04 Nov 2005 21:04:56 +0100:

> Duncan wrote: > >>You don't need to load /any/ modules at boot, if you compile everything >>you'd normally load at boot and never unload, into the kernel itself, >>instead of as modules. >> >> > The single exception here are binary-only modules, usually proprietary > drivers. The ATI graphics driver fglrx comes to mind.
True, except that you shouldn't need to load it /at/ /boot/ either, only when you run X. The rest of the time the normal kernel console video driver should be fine. -- Duncan - List replies preferred. No HTML msgs. "Every nonfree program has a lord, a master -- and if you use the program, he is your master." Richard Stallman in http://www.linuxdevcenter.com/pub/a/linux/2004/12/22/rms_interview.html -- gentoo-amd64@g.o mailing list

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Re: [gentoo-amd64] Re: Re: modules Ian Hastie <ianh@××××××××××××××.net>