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Re: x86 GENERIC kernels unlobotomized
On Mon, Aug 08, 2011 at 11:42:50PM -0400, Martin S. Weber wrote:
> You mean -current's build.sh still doesn't put the modules in
> kern.tgz? Oh my...
> That was the simple "no need for people to be trained much"
> suggestion that had been brought up ~ 1 day after the move to the
> modular kernel and the first dozen or so had chopped their feet off
> with it :(
That's been one of the most contentious points all along, the claim
that modules are and must be independent of choice of kernel and must
not / cannot be built or installed or treated in any way as part of
There is, as far as I can tell, no sound technical basis for those
claims and various reasons why it's folly, but that apparently doesn't
change the situation.
David A. Holland
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