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SubjectRe: [uClinux-dev] Kernel 2.6 size increase
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On Monday 28 July 2003 19:13, Nicolas Pitre wrote:

> > Removing the I/O schedulers is pretty trivial, please come up with a
> > patch to make both of them optional and maybe add a trivial noop one.
> >
> > Removing sysfs should also be pretty trivial but I'm not sure whether
> > you really want that.
>
> Being able to remove the block layer entirely, just as for the networking
> layer, should be considered too, since none of ramfs, tmpfs, nfs, smbfs,
> jffs and jffs2 just to name those ones actually need the block layer to
> operate. This is really a big pile of dead code in many embedded setups.

It's a great idea.

I've read in the Kconfig help that JFFS2 still depends on mtdblock even
though it doesn't use it for I/O. I think I've also seen some promise
that this dependency will eventually be removed...

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