Subject: Re: 2.0 upgrade
To: Matt Dainty <>
From: Daniel Ouellet <>
List: port-cobalt
Date: 03/09/2005 08:53:01
Matt Dainty wrote:
> On 9 Mar 2005, at 03:37, Daniel Ouellet wrote:
>> Each person if free to compile what they fell they needs. I see no 
>> good reason to roll out a big fat kernel to everyone and have plenty 
>> of unused stuff distribute to everyone in case a minority wants to use 
>> one possible card.
>> That's like saying the needs of the few out way the needs of the many...
> Surely that's the point of the GENERIC kernel config, something that 
> will work on 99% of the hardware? Your idea of a stripped kernel config 
> is probably different to someone else, and I don't think you should be 
> forced into a kernel recompile immediately after install to turn basic 
> stuff back on again.

And what is compile now in the kernel is shown here as well:


for both version.

If that's not supporting what you need, then you will have to recompile 
the kernel to fit your needs.

Hope this help anyway and Alex did a great job at it.