Subject: Re: Kernel Configuration - any easy way?
To: None <netbsd-users@NetBSD.org>
From: Chuck Yerkes <email@example.com>
Date: 12/19/2003 02:58:21
Is there a compelling reason to change from the (easier to support)
In the non-embedded world, any post 1998 machine will not be
notably quicker for removing unused modules. If you save 100k
on a 128MB machine is it worth the effort?
(and google around for "dmassage" which someone did for openbsd.
Close, perhaps adaptable).
Quoting J. Buck Caldwell (firstname.lastname@example.org):
> Has anyone put together any kind of script that can parse the boot.dmesg
> and build a config file with only the devices needed? Obviously, there
> is stuff that would still be manually configured - compatibility,
> filesystems, network - but it would make getting started on a new kernel
> for a new machine much easier.
> I'm sure that this is something that could be whipped out by a decent
> perl programmer in a few hours - unfortunately for me, I am not a perl
> programmer. (and thanks for the forthcoming suggestions that I learn.)