Built-in modules review

Scott James Remnant scott at ubuntu.com
Wed Mar 17 19:04:12 UTC 2010

On Wed, 2010-03-17 at 14:59 -0400, Chase Douglas wrote:

> The last time I worried about something like this was when I was
> running gentoo a few years ago and you had to ensure that nvidia was
> loaded before X started. There was some /etc file that was read at
> boot time to load the modules listed within. Do we have anything like
> that?

But the only difference between putting modules in that file, and
building them into the kernel, is that it's slower to get them loaded
when they're in that file.

We deliberately set =y on every module we had in that file; that's how
fuse is now built into the kernel.

Scott James Remnant
scott at ubuntu.com
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