Subject: Re: Kernel Configuration - any easy way?
To: None <Netbsd-Users@NetBSD.org, firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: J. Buck Caldwell <email@example.com>
Date: 12/19/2003 16:29:32
Chuck Yerkes wrote:
> 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?
How about those pre-1998 machines? How about saving 5MB on a 32M
machine? After paring down from the Generic kernel, I go from 7+ MB to
around 2+ MB, removing extra modules, filesystems, and IP6. I think
that's definitely worth the time spent.