[arch-general] Arch box fine tuning

Arno Gaboury arnaud.gaboury at gmail.com
Thu Jun 14 10:33:56 EDT 2012

On 06/14/2012 04:18 PM, Rodrigo Rivas wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 14, 2012 at 3:59 PM, Arno Gaboury <arnaud.gaboury at gmail.com>wrote:
>> Still looking for a good pointer for building my own Kernel 4.2 wjth
>> comprehensive explanations of each sub menu of menu config.
> I think that you will not find this one. The best explanation of most of
> these submenus (that I know of) is the help text that accompanies them.
> Other than the kernel source of course!
> That said, there are quite a few options that are well documented
> elsewhere... just google for them if they seem interesting enough.
> I would start by setting in-kernel all the modules your kernel loads at
> start up. The objective would be that in a fully booted system, the command
> "lsmod" returns nothing. That will keep you busy for quite some time ;-P
> After that you can start removing all the modules for weird hardware you
> don't have or will foreseeable have, in order to reduce the compilation
> time.
> And then... without even noticing, you will have learned a lot about even
> the most arcane kernel options...
Sounds good. I will then stick to your approach, as it makes sense.

TY for sharing.

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