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Re: CVS commit: src/share/man/man4

On Tue, Aug 30, 2011 at 06:51:09PM +0200, Marc Balmer wrote:
> To address this issue, I think we are slowly moving towards modularized
> kernels.  So what I said is about drivers and kernel subsystem, that are
> not yet available as modules.  But modules are still WIP, and I think
> there are still a few problems left to be solved before we can say we
> are an OS with a modular kernel.

Yes, but the problem with legacy drivers and other old subsystems is that
presumably in many cases no one any longer possesses the hardware, and thus
the modularization can not be done safely.

> And when uncomment sth you need, you get yelled at, "USE YOUR OWN KERNEL
> CONFIG"....

Heh, indeed I still need to compile custom kernels to use things like IPSec
or altq(4), whereas all those numerous people with MPU 401 UARTs enjoy their

- Jukka.

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