building M-Sys DOC driver as a module

Stuart Lynne sl at
Mon Jul 24 19:43:53 EDT 2000

In article <Pine.LNX.4.21.0007211654230.22633-100000 at>,
David Woodhouse <dwmw2 at> wrote:
>On Fri, 21 Jul 2000, Trevor Woolven wrote:
>> Ok, IMHO using an initrd doesn't actually cost you too much, the bulk
>> of it is used to store the kernel which has to go somewhere, right? I
>> haven't done a comparison on the relative sizes of a kernel with the
>> driver compiled in vs one without to measure what the difference is
>> but that would be quite a simple thing to do - especially if space was
>> getting tight.
>initrd requires block deive support. I want to cut that entirely, too.

Hmmm... for what, are you thinking RAM Disk....

I hope to get the initrd support working against ramfs sometime this summer.

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