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From: Nuitari <nuitari@...>
Subject: Re: Re: modules
Date: Fri, 4 Nov 2005 19:05:39 -0500 (EST)
>> 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

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