Disable modules

Getting your soundcard to work, using Debian on non-i386 hardware, etc

Re: Disable modules

Postby Segfault » 2017-03-11 15:03

Roll your own kernel and get rid of all unnecessary modules at once.
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Re: Disable modules

Postby pylkko » 2017-03-11 15:33

banderas20 wrote:
Thorny wrote:
banderas20 wrote:Maybe "speed up" is not the right word. .

No it is not. On this low end laptop that I am using now, kernel boot time is 3.9 seconds according to systemd-analyze (user space is 7 and grub 2 and firmware sometihng). Pulling out modules will likely do nothing noticeable unless your using some 20 year old processor or really short on RAM. But it can be an interesting intellectual ordeal to try to roll a custom made kernel.
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Re: Disable modules

Postby Segfault » 2017-03-11 15:44

My Wife's box. Custom kernel 4.10.1, 3.6 MiB compressed, no modules, Radeon firmware built in. No initramfs, indeed. UEFI boot with EFI stub kernel. How big is the stock kernel and how many modules it loads?
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Re: Disable modules

Postby banderas20 » 2017-03-11 19:40

Segfault wrote:Roll your own kernel and get rid of all unnecessary modules at once.


I'm too newbie to compile my own kernel yet :D
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Re: Disable modules

Postby Segfault » 2017-03-11 19:59

My first Linux was RH-5.0. It came with kernel 2.0. Which did not have the driver for my Gravis Ultrasound. I had to patch the kernel to make my sound work. I was complete newbie in Linux and all documentation was in English. I knew about ten words in English. So I was learning Linux, kernel and English at the same time. I succeeded. What you are waiting for?
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Re: Disable modules

Postby banderas20 » 2017-03-12 07:36

Segfault wrote:My first Linux was RH-5.0. It came with kernel 2.0. Which did not have the driver for my Gravis Ultrasound. I had to patch the kernel to make my sound work. I was complete newbie in Linux and all documentation was in English. I knew about ten words in English. So I was learning Linux, kernel and English at the same time. I succeeded. What you are waiting for?


Nothing. I must get deep into it in order to learn. 8)
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