On Saturday 5 March 2005, Niall O Broin wrote:
> Probably because it's a bad idea? Microsoft put display drivers into
> the kernel back in NT4 days and were rightly berated for it.
Don't know about XP, but as I discovered recently, Win2000 has the hard disk driver in the kernel, so that if you change motherboard, you can get a kernel boot failure, which can make disk images a bit of a waste of time. So I would second that such a strategy can bite you later.
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