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SubjectRe: [PATCH] BLOCK: Make it possible to disable the block layer
On Thu, Aug 24, 2006 at 04:44:34PM +0100, David Woodhouse wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-08-24 at 17:29 +0200, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > bool "Enable the block layer" depends on EMBEDDED
>
> Please. no. CONFIG_EMBEDDED was a bad idea in the first place -- its
> sole purpose is to pander to Aunt Tillie.

It's not for Aunt Tillie.
It's for an average system administrator who compiles his own kernel.

CONFIG_BLOCK=n will only be for the "the kernel must become as fast as
possible, and I really know what I'm doing" people.

There's no reason for getting linux-kernel swamped with
"my kernel doesn't boot" messages by people who accidentally disabled
this option.

> dwmw2

cu
Adrian

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of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
"Only a promise," Lao Er said.
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