improving compiled modules of kernel - per-user (was Reasons Why Jaunty Will Not Ship With 2.6.29)

(=?iso-8859-1?q?=60=60-=5F-=B4=B4?=) -- BUGabundo ubuntu at
Sun Feb 15 01:31:57 UTC 2009

Olá Scott e a todos.

On Thursday 12 February 2009 14:48:11 Scott James Remnant wrote:
> On Thu, 2009-02-12 at 11:15 +0000, (``-_-´´) -- BUGabundo wrote:
> > Hope I dont start a flame war here, but is there any *easy* way for non-devel-but-somewhat-advanced-users to pick the _current_ installed kernel and optimise it to there machine in an *automated* way?
> > 
> No.
> That would be a worthwhile project for a prospective developer.
> I'd do something like:
>  - iterate /sys, looking for the devices
>  - track to their drivers (either by looking at what's loaded, or
>    comparing modalias to MODULE_DEVICE_TABLE)
>  - figure out the CONFIG entry
>  - spit out a config

Would that need a spec to be tracked?
I may just create a new one copying your suggestion and then hand it over to who ever wants to pick it up.

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