jonesc at hep.phy.cam.ac.uk
Wed Oct 10 18:43:21 UTC 2007
> C. At least in my experience the performance increase in rolling your
> own kernel was negligible. YMV, of course.
I tend to agree. I used to experiment with rolling my own and never really
experienced any noticeable benefit. Of course, if there is some option you
really need, that is disabled in the FC version then yes, but I bet these are
rather esoteric cases.
Another problem you should bear in mind if you do this, is you cannot then use
any of the fedora or third party kernel module packages that are around in
the various repos, as of course none of these where compiled against your
In practice I don't think its really much use or there is any benefit for the
average user to do this.
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