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Re: [SLE] Custom SuSE kernels?
  • From: "Anthony W. Marino" <anthony@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 23 Apr 2002 15:06:23 -0400
  • Message-id: <200204231506.23142.anthony@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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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