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Sebastian Redl posted <436BBEE8.1070303@...>, 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.
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