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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] BLOCK: Make it possible to disable the block layer
    >> 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.

    Then that should be CONFIG_I_AM_AN_EXPERT (CONFIG_EXPERT), not
    CONFIG_EMBEDDED.

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

    Jan Engelhardt
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