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    SubjectRe: [Question] about modules/inline benefits
    On Tue, Jun 03, 2008 at 08:19:22PM +0300, Adrian Bunk wrote:
    > 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
    > this.

    more than 5-10% -> at about 5-10%

    cu
    Adrian

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