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SubjectRe: How to check the kernel compile options ?
Bill Davidsen wrote:

> I like making it a module because it's obvious that modules_install is
> needed. I see zero added utility from having it part of the kernel or
> nothing, it's useful even to people booting from ROM, small /boot
> partitions, etc.

Not everyone uses modules. There are a substantial number of people that avoid
modules if possible. Ideally, it should be possible to make the config options
built in, modular, or not present at all.

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