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Re: [alpine-devel] What can we remove from our kernel?

From: Natanael Copa <ncopa_at_alpinelinux.org>
Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2012 11:03:34 +0100

On Mon, 23 Jan 2012 16:43:22 +0100
Roger Pau Monné <roger.pau_at_entel.upc.edu> wrote:


> > So, any suggestions about what we can remove?
>
> Just a stupid thing, but most distros include the xen event channel
> device as a module, Alpine instead compiles it inside the kernel, we
> could set:
>
> CONFIG_XEN_DEV_EVTCHN=m

This exactly the kind of feedback i wanted.

I will set it to 'm' and done the same with XENFS.


> to reduce kernel size a little bit. Apart from that I don't know, it's
> been quite a lot of time since I saw a computer with PCMCIA slots, but
> I guess some people still use it.

Maybe we could create a pcmcia subpackage?

88.0K ./drivers/char/pcmcia
88.0K ./drivers/scsi/pcmcia
144.0K ./drivers/pcmcia
44.0K ./sound/pcmcia

Does not seem like its worth it...

Thanks!

-nc


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