Re: [2.6 patch] make UNIX a bool
From: Adrian Bunk
Date: Mon Feb 27 2006 - 17:27:04 EST
On Mon, Feb 27, 2006 at 05:18:06PM -0500, James C. Georgas wrote:
> On Sat, 2006-25-02 at 17:01 +0100, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > CONFIG_UNIX=m doesn't make much sense.
> I've been building it as a module forever. I often load kernels from
> floppy disk, and building CONFIG_UNIX as a module often makes the
> difference between the kernel fitting or not fitting on the disk. Could
> we please keep this functionality?
If size is important for you, you should consider completely disabling
module support in your kernels:
In my testing, disabling module support brings you a space gain in the
range of 10%.
> James C. Georgas <jgeorgas@xxxxxxxxxx>
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