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Re: adding Soekris 4801 to supported architectures



* Alexander Bochmann <ab_(_at_)_lists_(_dot_)_gxis_(_dot_)_de> [2004-06-01 18:08]:
> ...on Sun, May 30, 2004 at 07:03:48PM -0400, Chuck Yerkes wrote:
> 
>  > (These kernels keep getting bigger and bigger -- do I *need* to
>  > carry around drivers for 15 SCSI cards and 30ish ethernets on a
>  > box with SISx3 and no SCSI?  But openbsd seems module averse.
> 
> Even if some of the OpenBSD guys don't seem to like 
> it, I regularly strip down my kernels (starting from 
> GENERIC) to exactly the hardware I have in the system.
> Never tried modules, though.
> 
> I does make some difference, especially on systems 
> without all the modern stuff like USB:
> 
> -rw-r--r--  1 root  wheel  2289574 May 11 19:55 /bsd
> -rw-r--r--  1 root  wheel  5075204 May  3 10:32 /bsd.GENERIC
> 
> (That's a 3.5 box.)

and you gained exactly what from that?
oh right you save 2 picoseconds of boot time (because you boot so 
often) and save 2 megs of RAM... oh yeah

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