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Re: Why *are* the kernels monolithic?



Theo de Raadt wrote:
> > Sure, if you're running at the margins, you might need a custom kernel. 
> > But, if you're running at the margins, you're in the minority (by 
> > definition), and you either know what you're doing, or you have the 
> > money or the time to learn.
> 
> Well, spoken.  And don't worry -- nothing is going to change.  Simple
> is powerful.

To keep it simple we could add one or two kernel flavours, like NetBSD does.

Something like
GENERIC		everything
LAPTOP		CardBus, ...
SERVER		SCSI, ...


Just an idea.


	Ed