> Mark Ovens writes:
>>  The advantage of building a custom kernel is ...
>   There are others.
>    If I understand correctly, space for the kernel (code and data)
> is allocated once at initial system load.  Smaller code portion =>
> more space for data.
>    Second, fewer components => fewer interactions => fewer
> possible points of failure.
>    And, _anecdotally_, smaller kernels are faster.  I haven't
> tested in a few years, but it used to be enough faster you could
> tell it with the naked eye.
>                Robert Huff

Not to mention added security.

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