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Re: very common kernel modules slow down the boot process



On Thu, Apr 03, 2008 at 07:41:04AM -0500, Les Mikesell wrote:
> >I have a i586 with 128M of ram running Fedora 8. It doesn't run X, but it 
> >works great as a low-capacity web/dhcp/etc server and router.
> 
> Do these older/limited machines do anything better now than they did in 
> the 2.4 kernel days?

Especially if you have a well tuned kernel configuration yes. The 2.6 swap
handling seems better, and there is more bloat you can disable unlike in
app space.


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