On Monday 19 April 2004 21:02, Brian Henning wrote:
> The following is a copy of my kernel config file. I am trying to optimize
> it as much as possible.
> do i need any of these psudo devices?
> pseudo-device loop     # Network loopback
> pseudo-device ether    # Ethernet support
> pseudo-device sl 1     # Kernel SLIP
> pseudo-device ppp 1    # Kernel PPP
> pseudo-device tun      # Packet tunnel.
> pseudo-device pty      # Pseudo-ttys (telnet etc)
> pseudo-device md       # Memory "disks"
> pseudo-device gif      # IPv6 and IPv4 tunneling
> pseudo-device faith 1  # IPv6-to-IPv4 relaying (translation)
> pseudo-device   splash

You can safely remove SL, PPP, GIF and Faith, but I would keep the rest if I 
were you.

> do i need any of these devices?
> device atadisk             # ATA disk drives
> device atapicd             # ATAPI CDROM drives
> options     ATA_STATIC_ID  # Static device numbering

Depends on the hardware. If you're not using any IDE drives then you can 
disable that. 



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