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Re: Debian modules

On Sun, Jun 25, 2006 at 10:48:34PM -0400, Jim Popovitch wrote:
> This is a server, and I see no reason to run hotplug on a server (same
> for discovery, PCMCIA, yada, yada, yada).  In fact I think hotplug on
> a server is a security risk because it allows anyone in the datacenter
> to walk up with a USB dongle and possibly wreak havoc.
> Any other ways to stop the kernel/boot-process from thinking this is a
> desktop that needs a bunch of fru-fru stuff loaded?

compile your own kernel with only the drivers that you need and want
compiled in (or as modules).

use kernel-package - it's an excellent tool for building and managing


craig sanders <cas@taz.net.au>           (part time cyborg)

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