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Re: kernel-{image,headers} package bloat

On Sun, Apr 22, 2001 at 12:09:12AM -0500, David Starner wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 21, 2001 at 09:28:02PM -0500, Rahul Jain wrote:
> > Unless you care about performace. Which is the main reason to use different
> > packages for each CPU type.
> I compile my own kernels, and have for a long time. But it's a pain
> to go through all the poorly-documented options and takes quite a
> while to select those options and actually build a kernel. And then
> there's the times I have to go back and recompile because I left out
> my mouse drivers, or ide-scsi, or vfat. It's entirely rational to
> want to pick up the 10% improvement from hitting the right button in
> dselect and not worry about the 20% from recompiling the kernel. 

use the distro kernels' config as a starting point.

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