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SubjectRe: WANTED: kernel projects for CS students
On Mon, Oct 15, 2007 at 11:17:32PM +0400, Alexey Dobriyan wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 15, 2007 at 10:04:11AM -0700, Mark Gross wrote:
> > On Sun, Oct 14, 2007 at 07:01:28PM -0400, Rik van Riel wrote:
> > >
> >
> > Is there already a make config option that will do a good job at setting
> > a default .config file based on what is already running on a system?
> >
> > I get tiered of trimming down my .config for my laptop build so it takes
> > less than 30min to build a kernel.
> Ehh? You do it once, then leave it aside or in /proc/config.gz, on new
> kernel copy it back, "make oldconfig", answer several questions and here
> we go.

yeah I know that. Its a lot more than a few questions, and as we are
talking about a linear search for a fully tweaked .config where each
pass takes 30 min to know if things work this isn't how I want to spend
my time.


> > Bonus credit to additional "expert" options (like those powertop puts
> > out) for target uses, laptop, HPC, home file share, embedded targets....
> >
> > Oh, and lets make the expert configs easily extensible.
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