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RE: [SLE] i845G chipset ???
  • From: "Chris Geske" <lims@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 1 Oct 2002 10:10:35 -0500
  • Message-id: <DNEDKEGJBHMMEKKKIIHDKEGHGBAA.lims@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
I just tried looking too. Looks like they moved some things.

You might want to wait for the new SLES coming out soon if you want to stick
to everything SuSE then.

Otherwise you could download the kernel source from somewhere else and
compile it yourself.

I'm not sure about SLES, but with the regular SuSE versions, when using a
non-suse kernel, you have to move the and vmlinuz file to the
/boot directory after installing new kernel, then run the mkinitrd and lilo.


-----Original Message-----
From: Michael D. Schleif [mailto:mds@xxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Tuesday, October 01, 2002 9:30 AM
Cc: suse-linux-e List
Subject: Re: [SLE] i845G chipset ???

Chris Geske wrote:
> I'm running SuSE 8.0. The 2.4.18 kernel worked, but the drivers are
> for ICH4, and the computer was ridiculously slow. So I figured I run the
> latest beta Kernel 2.5.31, and worked great. For a beta Kernel, I'm
> impressed.
> Kernel 2.4.19 has drivers for the ICH4.

Research pointed to minimum 2.4.19 kernel.

I do not see that kernel on the ftp sites for any version SuSE.

What is the SuSE way for dealing with this kernel. Need I compile it
myself? Is there some wrapper program, like debian's make-kpkg?

Being new to SuSE and working with sles I want to do everything the SuSE
way ;>

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