Subject: Re: Adding new kernel configs (was: CVS commit: syssrc/sys/arch/i386/conf)
To: None <>
From: Michael Richardson <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 07/07/2001 13:44:46
>>>>> "Bernd" == Bernd Ernesti <> writes:
    Bernd> On Fri, Jul 06, 2001 at 09:00:51PM +0300, Michael Richardson
    Bernd> wrote:
    >> Module Name: syssrc Committed By: mcr Date: Fri Jul 6 18:00:50 UTC
    >> 2001
    >> Added Files: syssrc/sys/arch/i386/conf: ARMADA
    >> Log Message: new config file for M700 notebook with Cardbus and CBII
    >> support

    Bernd> Hmm, why are you adding a second kernel config for a notebook?

  Because ARMADAs do not boot with CARDBUS kernel.

    Bernd> Isn't CARDBUS enough? From looking at a diff between the two, it
    Bernd> looks like you even used the CARDBUS config as a base for the new
    Bernd> one.

    Bernd> I thought we are trying to keep the number of kernel config as low
    Bernd> as possible.

  Yes, I agree.
  We should use cinclude and friends perhaps.

    Bernd> Another problem is that the kernel config files are getting out of
    Bernd> sync. You added a comment and even a new driver which wasn't added
    Bernd> to the other kernel configs.

  I should have called it "CBII", I guess. 

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