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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



    "Is there not promise of rain?" Ling Tan asked suddenly out
    of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
    "Only a promise," Lao Er said.
    Pearl S. Buck - Dragon Seed

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