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