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> >> 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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