lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2001]   [Dec]   [25]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe:
On Tue, Dec 25, 2001 at 05:17:01PM +0100, Manfred Spraul wrote:
> > When I went to build 2.4.17 on a dinky box (486, 16M RAM), the
> > config option was missing. The box is a wall mount and is not very
> > capable of multiple kernel experimentation alas. Can someone
> > supply some background as to what has happened?
>
> It seems that RTNETLINK is now unconditionally enabled, I don't know
> why.

It's required by newer RedHat and MDK initscripts, perhaps others.
ip, iproute and similar utilities use it, and so since it's commonly
required DaveM made it unconditional... I think the checkin comment was
something along the lines of "make it unconditional unless Alan
complains about kernel bloat" :)

Jeff


-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:14    [W:0.115 / U:2.536 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site