barebones kernel:where to look

Robert P. J. Day rpjday at
Fri Aug 16 09:21:23 EDT 2013

On Thu, 15 Aug 2013, Littlefield, Tyler wrote:

> Hello: I started working on a barebones kernel for the server I am
> running on from something someone else had and it seems to be going
> good. I would like to take a good clean kernel and use it for my
> netbook, but I'm not really sure what the essentials are and what
> can be disabled. Basically I want it to be as small as possible with
> minimal module overhead. Has anyone else done something like this
> for a netbook or perhaps something else I could borrow? Is there
> somewhere where I can dig deeper into the specifics of the kernel
> configuration?

  take a look at the "make localmodconfig" target, which will
configure a kernel with only those modules that are currently loaded.



Robert P. J. Day                                 Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA


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