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Stripping of the GENERIC kernel config

On Fri, Nov 21, 2008 at 03:55:59PM +0000, Andrew Doran wrote:
> Module Name:  src
> Committed By: ad
> Date:         Fri Nov 21 15:55:59 UTC 2008
> Modified Files:
>       src/sys/arch/i386/conf: GENERIC
> Log Message:
> Remove the following from i386 GENERIC since they are also provided by
> modules. Shrinks the kernel by 1278kB. XXX Need to further investigate
> situation with vcoda and nsmb.
> - all file systems
> - all exec formats
> - all compat code
> - the NFS server
> - accept filters

This is a step which in my mind makes a GENERIC kernel config not a generic
kernel config anymore.

IMHO there should be a MODULAR kernel config which incudes the GENERIC
kernel config and disable the modules which are now modules and the GENERIC
one should still have all options enabled which were active before.


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