Re: USB disk shows up late at boot
On Mon, 21 Dec 2009 21:07:08 -0500
Paul Cartwright <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Mon December 21 2009, Stan Hoeppner wrote:
> > I do: stick with your homegrown kernel.
> > (From the guy who only uses custom kernels)
> what would I gain from using a custom kernel, what would it take to
> make/install one, ( a how-to?).
> for a "regular" desktop user, web, email... what advantage is there??
Many argue, not much, but I can see the following:
1) Faster booting, since irrelevant drivers aren't loaded and won't
spend time probing.
2) Security - one of these null pointer dereferences that they keep
discovering can't hurt you if it's in code that hasn't been included.
3) Education - it's an unbeatable way to get a deeper knowledge of
4) Flexibility and control
Note that I'm not expert, and these are just my opinions, and may even
be factually incorrect.
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