[techtalk] modules and xconfig

moebius at ip-solutions.net moebius at ip-solutions.net
Sun Dec 19 17:13:40 EST 1999

Hey Theresa,
	Using modules in the kernel is good for when you want a smaller
kernel and you don't use the module in question to operate the system. ie
-> vfat, ntfs support are better as modules. Scsi support you probably
want to compile in the kernel, unless its a card for a scanner or likewise

Harry Hoffman
Product Systems Specialist
Restuarants Unlimited Inc.
Seattle WA
206 634-3082 ext. 270

On Sun, 19 Dec 1999, Theresa Radke wrote:

> Hi again folks, 
> got another question for you, When running xconfig I know that the m stands for module, but when would you select module over y?  Obviously you would select n for items that you don't need included in your kernel, but what is the difference in saying y to support for my scsi or m?
> Thanks in advance!!
> Theresa
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