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Old 12-14-2003, 06:08 AM   #1
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Unhappy mandrake 9.1 fixing tweaking kernel


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i was wondering of some places yall can point me to so i can get some help reconfiguring the kernel. My laptop has mandrake 9.1 on it and im wondering of a few ways to tweak its profermance. Id love the help so any kind of input is welcomed.....

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Old 12-14-2003, 02:22 PM   #2
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I don't know any source with all options described, there are too many of them.
It would be a good idea to start from the configuration you have now (it's in kernel-source package, filename is .config, you should be able to find it easily using locate). You can copy the file to another kernel source tree and when you run make xconfig (or make menuconfig or...) you'll have your old configuration loaded. Then you can remove what you think you don't need. There will be many such things.
 
Old 12-14-2003, 03:06 PM   #3
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think there will be a performance increase?
 
Old 12-14-2003, 07:43 PM   #4
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theres alot of things on boot or start up im not sure i need,deamons. And if modules are loaded from the kernel and i dont need them, why bother running them, bad part is like i said; i dont know what to look for. i just need a basic user setup no network services or anything. Any insight?

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Old 12-15-2003, 03:30 PM   #5
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JUDOLIZARD, kernel parts and deamons are two different things. Deamons are usually separate programs, you can Configuration -> Mandrake Control Center -> System -> DrakxServices and you can turn off those you don't need (there's help for most of them). Turing off unnecessary services gives you better performance, should be easy to feel. Kernel compilation gives it, too. But smaller and harder to feel.
 
  


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