Subject: Re: Kernel Configuration - any easy way?
To: None <,>
From: J. Buck Caldwell <>
List: netbsd-users
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.