Gentoo Archives: gentoo-amd64

From: Ian Hastie <ianh@××××××××××××××.net>
To: gentoo-amd64@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-amd64] Re: Re: modules
Date: Sat, 05 Nov 2005 02:14:40
In Reply to: [gentoo-amd64] Re: Re: modules by Duncan <>
On Fri, 04 Nov 2005 13:35:19 -0700
Duncan <1i5t5.duncan@×××.net> wrote:

> 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.
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. -- Ian. EOM -- gentoo-amd64@g.o mailing list


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Re: [gentoo-amd64] Re: Re: modules Paul de Vrieze <pauldv@g.o>