Part 3: Mac OS X kernel recompiling base tutorial.

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    See? At least the kernel can be easily compiled on non-Apple hardware. Adds weight to the "can panther be ported" arguments. Should it? No.
     
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    But remember, there's a lot more to Panther than just the kernal.
     
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    Does this offer any speed increase like compiling a kernel over using a precompiled kernel does in Linux?
     
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    I don't know for sure, but I would imagine that the default kernel is already fairly well optimised for the Apple hardware and BSD variant. You could probably get a bit more performance by recompiling, but the performance gained would probably have less value than the time spent reconfiguring everything.
     

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