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Re: 2.6 compilation woes...

Doofus wrote:
> My question now is: which is the better kernel build method, initrd
> where everything can be just modularised and there's not much else to
> worry about, or compiling the necessary core drivers into the kernel and
> loading other modules on-the-fly as needed (which is what I've always
> done with 2.4 kernels)? The first of these seems clearly the easier path
> to take, but isn't the second methos using kmod a better/more optimum
> method?

If you're compiling for only one machine, I'd just compile what is
necessary to boot the machine (or that doesn't work as a module) into
the kernel.  If you are creating a kernel for multiple types of
machines, use initrd.

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