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Re: [SLE] Custom SuSE kernels?
  • From: Christopher Mahmood <ckm@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 23 Apr 2002 12:08:13 -0700
  • Message-id: <20020423190813.GI11879@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
* Alex Daniloff (alex@xxxxxxxxxxxx) [020423 11:58]:
> Is it really nessesary to use SuSE custom compiled kernels from their
> website with SuSE distro instead of using plain kernel from
> kernel.org?

No, of course not.

> 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?

The SuSE kernels have patches from our developers that haven't been
added to the Linus tree yet but there's nothing magic in them.

The SuSE kernels are built with pretty much every module possible so
there shouldn't be any to rebuild for that.

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-ckm

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