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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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