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From: Ian Hastie <ianh@...>
Subject: Re: Re: Re: modules
Date: Sat, 5 Nov 2005 02:12:59 +0000
On Fri, 04 Nov 2005 13:35:19 -0700
Duncan <1i5t5.duncan@...> wrote:

> 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.

Which is true unless you run a display manager and log in through
that.  The only hard and fast rule of Linux is that there are no hard
and fast rules.


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