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SubjectRe: modules_install?
mberglund <> said:
> On Thu, 7 Sep 2000, Horst von Brand wrote:
> > > range.) What's the point in making processors faster if everyone just
> > > wastes the increase being "correct and simple"?

> > Because people-time is much more expensive than computer-time this days?
> > [BTW, shaving off a few miliseconds in loading a module is _not_
> > optimization, it is foolishness]

> I would argue that any speed increase is good for us all, so long as the
> cost to functionality and time spent with the increase is not
> disproportionate. Foolishness might be a little harsh, eh?

Come on, I call modprobe(8) possibly once in a few days when running my
machines. A few milliseconds less I can't even notice.
Dr. Horst H. von Brand
Departamento de Informatica Fono: +56 32 654431
Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria +56 32 654239
Casilla 110-V, Valparaiso, Chile Fax: +56 32 797513
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