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Old 12-29-04, 07:32 PM   #3
mrn
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Default Re: why does linux work this way ?!!

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Originally Posted by newlinuxguy
why not have a standard interface for each of these functionality and keep the drivers out of kernel ..like windows ?
my kernel compiled is 2.1mb, and I have quite a lot of stuff in it... yes you have a ton of kernel source, for drivers and such, but who the hell would compile all that stuff into the kernel? (and dont say stuff that needs auto detect, because every distro will load stuff as modules and use hotplug to load only what's needed).
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