Re: GGI debate and etc.

Bill Broadhurst (
Wed, 25 Feb 1998 10:40:09 -0800

On Wed, Feb 25, 1998 at 06:39:49PM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> > Not blinded, just indifferent. I don't want GGI in the kernel
> > because I don't want to waste space on my system for it's code.
> > Not that space is an issue, I have many megabytes free. I just
> > object to having to waste any of it just because some bimbo
> > wants graphics.
> You dont need to have the modules loaded. Hell you can skip the console
> completely and just use serial ports if you like ;)

Was referring to the code tree. More cruft that I feel should be

> > As it should be. Graphics should be an add-on for those who want
> > to use them. Not forced on the rest of us who don't want 'em.
> Not only that but kerneld will load them when(if 8)) you start X

Um... Don't use kerneld either. ;-) And X isn't loaded on the

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