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    SubjectRe: [Question] about modules/inline benefits
    On Tue, Jun 03, 2008 at 09:54:41AM +0200, Oliver Neukum wrote:
    > Am Dienstag 03 Juni 2008 09:28:59 schrieb Sitsofe Wheeler:
    > > Modules allow you to support more hardware as there is a maximum size of the
    > > core kernel image.
    > But you pay for every module with half a page of unused RAM and module
    > code will be in vmalloced memory thus increases TLB pressure a bit.

    Even more important, CONFIG_MODULES=y enlarges your kernel image by more
    than 5-10%, and you have to make _much_ stuff modular to compensate for

    > Regards
    > Oliver



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