[arch-general] Kernel ext2 driver

Roman Kyrylych roman.kyrylych at gmail.com
Sat Mar 1 13:28:03 EST 2008

2008/3/1, Peter Feuerer <peter.feuerer at linux-gamers.net>:
> Hi list,
>  just wanted to ask, why ext2 isn't built directly into the kernel
>  anymore? Is there any special reason?
>  I would prefer to have ext2 built in again, because I'm dealing a lot
>  with special configurations of archlinux, like thinclient installations
>  where the whole image is running in an ext2 formated ramdisk and so on.
>  Currently I'm building the complete kernel everytime I need to do an
>  upgrade. But I think the ext2 driver isn't such a big ballast for
>  standard systems, so you might want to do me a favour and set it as a
>  built in driver of the standard kernel again. Would save me a lot of
>  compile time.

I don't understand where the problem is.
You can just add it to initcpio image.

Roman Kyrylych (Роман Кирилич)

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