compiling linux kernel

Tyler Littlefield tyler at
Thu Aug 21 14:32:24 EDT 2008

ok, and assuming that I want to anyway. :)
I understand how to install it, etc etc, and found a bit of info on each 
My question is, it was talking about the box being checked or not... how 
does speakup notice a "checked box?" or... does it.
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Samuel Thibault" <samuel.thibault at>
To: "Speakup is a screen review system for Linux." <speakup at>
Sent: Thursday, August 21, 2008 12:25 PM
Subject: Re: compiling linux kernel

Tyler Littlefield, le Thu 21 Aug 2008 12:19:07 -0600, a écrit :
> I don't want to use my kernel that came with deb because it's huge, and I 
> think I might get some better performance if there wasn't so much there, 
> in terms of everything being modules, etc.

There is _no_ performance loss in everything being a module.  Really,
there is little point in using one's own kernel nowadays (except
applying patches).

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