Re: [why is kernel recompilation necessary?]
On 28-Jul-2000 Kent West wrote:
> In still other words, can you use "make menuconfig" to compile a minimal
> kernel and then add modules later from whatever source even though you
> didn't tell the kernel to expect these modules when you did the "make
I don't think that would work, because you have to tell the kernel which
modules you want, or they won't load when you need them. If you compile
the just modules, the kernel won't know what to do with them.