Kernel package and modules

Marcin Juszkiewicz openembedded at
Tue Aug 5 10:38:26 CEST 2008

On Tuesday 05 of August 2008 10:26:38 Werner Almesberger wrote:
> Andy Green wrote:
> > Moving Ethernet over USB into a module exposed existing problems
> > that need solving anyway.  We did not take care about module
> > versioning, and we should deprecate monolithic kernel -only updates
> > (ie, DFU) for normal use if we use modules at all.
> Well, as long as we can make sure no essential features depend on
> modules and that modules with the wrong version get rejected, a
> monolithic kernel would be good enough to get us going.

I was thinking that some Openmoko developers are working on making boot 
faster not slower...

Having USB Host functionality in kernel will enlarge time spent on 
booting. When you load USB Host later during start it can be done in any 
time. And gta01/02 require it for Bluetooth...

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