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Re: adding Soekris 4801 to supported architectures
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: adding Soekris 4801 to supported architectures
- From: Henning Brauer <lists-openbsd_(_at_)_bsws_(_dot_)_de>
- Date: Tue, 1 Jun 2004 18:39:28 +0200
- Mail-followup-to: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
* 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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