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Author: karl
To: dng
Old-Topics: Re: [DNG] Devuan with usr merge?
Subject: [DNG] kernels (was Re: Devuan with usr merge?)
Steve Litt:
> karl@??? said on Sat, 13 Nov 2021 12:42:51 +0100 (CET)
> >Steve Litt:

> >> Which brings up another beef I have: Why don't they build Ext4 and
> >> maybe a couple other mainstream filesystems into the kernel, so if I
> >> want, I can boot without initramfs? What would it cost?
> >...
> >
> >I use it all the time.
> >
> >Just do it yourself, it just cost you a little time, or do you
> >volunteer to maintain a such kernel for devuan ?

> I think it's more than just a little time.

Depends on what you want.

> Every time the kernel updates,

No, you don't have to follow the dists update schedule, you don't
need to use the dist kernel at all.

It should read, every time _you_ want to update the kernel.

> you need to get the new kernel's source, recompile, and
> replace the new kernel.

Well, get used to it and streamline it then.

/Karl Hammar