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Re: ideas 3

From: Ed <df@xxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 12 Aug 2004 23:20:18 +0200

On Thursday 12 August 2004 21:52, Erik P. Skaalerud wrote:
> >>What about creating a few kernel config files for common systems ?
> >>NetBSD does something like that with GENERIC, LAPTOP, SMALL,...
> >
> > I much prefer the OpenBSD approach. OpenBSD ships GENERIC only (although
> > there are alternate config files present in the source distribution).
> I have to agree on this, OpenBSD is very nice when it comes to
> supporting just about any hardware out-of-the-box.
> Matt, could you consider having a kernel like this on the ISO images? It
> cant hurt any, except a few extra MB's in uncompressed state.

Wait, OpenBSD does NOT support kernel modules !!!

So DF can still keep a GENERIC kernel like FreeBSD, but it would be usefull to 
have some special config files already in the tree like NetBSD does.


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