Even Linus went (partly) modular
As much as Linus liked the monolithic approach,
Linux is now full of modules (perhaps not quite
to the point of a Microkernel, but...).
I'm thinking that, like most anything else, going
too far in one extreme is often as bad as going
off in the other direction. Linus originally
decried the idea of modules, but then we learned
that they definitely have their uses (would
you go happily back to a non-moduled
I think that Linux now strikes a very pleasant
medium... The really core functionality in the
kernel, and lots of modules for the 'interesting
but non-critical' stuff.
Re: I was worried....
> Humm... I'll bring that up at the next
> meeting we have. Just need a easy way to
> do it. Like a small side box on the site
> that people could see if there are any
> outages or planned maintance
Just pull a box from somebody's desk. If all you're doing is serving a single static page, it's not gonna need massive disk I/O or anything -- just apache (/tux) and an ethernet card that won't melt down under the pressure.