Building kernel modules
lproven at gmail.com
Fri Nov 30 10:27:56 UTC 2012
On 30 November 2012 08:13, Miguel Guedes <miguel.a.guedes at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 30/11/12 00:01, Liam Proven wrote:
>> 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.
> Thank you, Liam. That's exactly the strategy I am using at the moment:
> compile components I am sure I am going to need or build as module those I'm
> not sure about.
No, there should be no performance impact at all that I am aware of.
Kernel modules are, by modern standards, tiny things and there are not
that many of them - I doubt you could measure the load time!
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