compiling linux kernel

luke speakup at
Sat Aug 30 00:15:12 EDT 2008

On Fri, 22 Aug 2008, Gregory Nowak wrote:

> On Fri, Aug 22, 2008 at 05:56:58PM -0400, luke wrote:
> > As long as you don't modularize anything you need to mount file systems 
> > and the like--A.K.A. things you would need to actually load the modules.
> That used to be the case in the past, but I think it's ok nowadays to
> modularize everything from controllers, to file systems, if you're
> going to be using an initrd. I do stand to be corrected on that as
> always though.

I was assuming that he was not using an initrd.  For his first kernel 
compile, he probably doesn't need the potential headache, although yes: if 
he's using an initrd, he can modularize those things.

Thanks for correcting that, as I'm a bit behind.  Just a bit.


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