Re: Kernel for Spectre and Meltdown
- Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2018 18:33:26 +0100
- From: deloptes <deloptes@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Kernel for Spectre and Meltdown
Greg Wooledge wrote:
> Hardware was also becoming more powerful, as one would expect. More RAM
> meant less pressure to produce minimalist kernel images.
> All of these things put together meant that for most users, Debian's
> kernel images were good enough that they didn't feel a need to build
> their own kernels.
+ disk space got cheeper, so one could compile all drivers, install them and
don't care and let initrd make skript pick up what is needed to load at
boot - the rest would stay there and be loaded (later triggers in udev) if