Building kernel modules

Liam Proven lproven at
Fri Nov 30 00:01:53 UTC 2012

On 29 November 2012 21:03, Miguel Guedes <miguel.a.guedes at> wrote:
> Hello List,
> Quick question: I've had to build the latest Linux kernel from git so my
> laptop's hardware is supported. I was wondering if building kernel modules
> results in an increase in boot time?

Not really, no. But at least in the old days when I routinely built my
own kernels, I just compiled in everything I knew I would need. If I
wasn't sure, it went in a module. That way, when it boots, it doesn't
load any modules at all, normally.

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