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Re: 2.6.12 is in testing

On Wed, Sep 14, 2005 at 03:56:07PM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> We would only package those needed for the installer, we can list those in the
> .udebs actually, there should be around a 100 or so. multiplied by around 50
> flavours (maybe less) this brings us around 5000 packages.
> Well, we may have multiple flavours per arch, but there will definitively not
> be in the 1000 modules involved here.

Well doing a list of the modules in the current linux-image-2.6.12 on
i386, and then deleting from the list sound, and netfilter and anything
else obviously not needed and probably a few things that would be
needed, I got down to just under 400 modules.  Probably most
architectures would have less.  how one would automate doing such a
filter I am not sure.

> Could be, on the other side, slower arches probably have less modules, and
> this should be less of a problem.

Well unless you have a 386/486 which is still pretty slow. :)

Len Sorensen

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