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Re: does streamlining kernel config really not help performance?
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: does streamlining kernel config really not help performance?
- From: Ben Goren <ben_(_at_)_trumpetpower_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2002 14:49:10 -0700
On Mon, Apr 22, 2002 at 05:10:01PM -0400, Telent wrote:
> [. . .] Actually, a few weeks ago, I recompiled my kernel. It
> wasn't out of any desire to be flashy or for extra speed, nor
> for the sake of the "rite of passage"; it was that boot hung
> upon trying to detect pcibios, and I decided I really didn't
> want to go through UKC every time I booted.
Ah...you do know that you can use config to write out the
modifications you made, saving them for your next boot?
It's exactly this sort of potential confusion that I'd hope a
/bsd.conf might be able to help.
> [. . .] Though I do admit to a slight thrill when everything
> went smoothly. :)
Amen. After spending so much time on other operating systems where
nothing goes right the first time, or the second time, or the
third time, or...it's such a relief to have things just work the
way they're supposed to.
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