[CentOS] Kernel building

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Thu Sep 22 18:16:36 UTC 2005

On Thu, 2005-09-22 at 10:57, Sam Drinkard wrote:
> Les, is there any performance hit by using the stock kernel?  One reason 
> I ask, is the application that hopefully will be running if we can get 
> the compile done is very number-crunching intensive.  In fact, that is 
> about all it does do aside from generating a few files.  Altho I've got 
> more than adequate horsepower to handle the job, I was just curious if 
> there were any "standard reasons" to either build or not build.

I haven't built a custom kernel since the modular approach included
everything I needed somewhere in the RedHat 6.x era.  I can't think
of any reason to do it other than needing to add drivers that won't
work as modules.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com

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