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Re: [SLE] Custom SuSE kernels?
  • From: Brian Marr <cabernet@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2002 08:27:04 +0930
  • Message-id: <200204232152.g3NLq3T93846@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

Suse 7.1, kernel 2.4.17, Dual Celeron, Gigabyte GA-6BXD.
Vanilla kernels work ok on this system.
Brian Marr



On Wednesday 24 April 2002 06:39, you wrote:
> Alex,
>
> Upon receipt of your msg It threaded in KMail under my Thread eventhough
> the Subject changed. Maybe there's a problem with KMail...sorry.
>
> I'm looking into compiling from plain kernels, however, I've been warned by
> SuSE and others that there is a risk since SuSE might have some SuSE
> specific solutions. Anyway, what are your thoughts?
>
> What kernel 2.4.19pre7, 2.4.18 or 2.5x do you recommend???
>
> Thanks,
>
> Anthony
>
> > Anthony,
> >
> > It is NOT YOUR thread.:)
> > It's mine! It's even named differently, and it asked other questions
> > than yours.
> >
> > My clients hitting problems with default SuSE kernels.
> > So, I'm interested nor lesser than you to get clarifications about
> > potential values of such kernel customization.
> >
> > Alex
> >
> > -------------------
> >
> > > Alex,
> > >
> > > Please, you shouldn't leverage someone elses thread for your
> >
> > questions. Start
> >
> > > another thread more specific to your question so that I can get my
> >
> > problem
> >
> > > answered.
> > >
> > > Thank You,
> > > Anthony
> > >
> > > > Hello SuSE folkz,
> > > >
> > > > Is it really nessesary to use SuSE custom compiled kernels from
> >
> > their
> >
> > > > website with SuSE distro instead of using plain kernel from
> > > > kernel.org?
> > > > What are advantages of using Mantel SuSE kernels over the standard
> > > > ones? Isn't it true that if you need any additional kernel modules
> >
> > or
> >
> > > > features you can just patch the kernel or compile them in?
> > > >
> > > > I always use plain kernels with additional modules (e.g. ALSA) and
> >
> > I
> >
> > > > never have had any problems. In the same time when I tried to
> > > > customize SuSE default kernel to my needs, I was always hitting a
> > > > wall of missing headers and other incompatibilities.
> > > > Could somebody please enlighten me on this issue.
> > > >
> > > > Thank you.
> > > > Alex

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