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Re: [SLE] http://www.kernel.org/ any good?
  • From: Allen <gorebofh@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 13 Oct 2004 02:45:01 -0400
  • Message-id: <20041013064501.GA10130@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tue, Oct 12, 2004 at 11:36:29PM -0600, Dana J. Laude wrote:
> On Tuesday 12 October 2004 22:50, Allen wrote:
> > On Tue, Oct 12, 2004 at 10:07:51PM -0600, Dana J. Laude wrote:
> <snip>
> > > In debian I almost "always" do a custom kernel, but thats for
> > > servers and such. That's really the cool thing about linux
> > > though... you always have the options available to you! :)
> >
> > Debian / Libranet have a tool for recompiling the Kernel which I
> > would LOVE for SUSE too get. Libranet Linux I know for sure has it,
> > and it's very nice. A read where a newbie re-did his Kernel because
> > ti was so easy with this tool. I can't think of what it's called
> > off hand though.
> >
> > I'm not a Debian user though, I use SUSE, Slackware, and Free BSD,
> > and for at least one machine, XP. I do like Libranet, just not
> > enough to where I'll give up Slackware or SUSE.
>
> I've never actually done the "debian" way on a kernel install, just
> grabbed the source from kernel.org and went from there. :)
> Never tried the Libranet. I really prefer the "apt" type install
> vs Yast. Although things are getting much better on SuSE since
> I last ventured here, I'm still much more familiar with debian in
> general, but all-in-all its been a good thing.
>
> Only thing I need now, is to get my WinTV Go (bt878) card working
> under 9.1. (start another thread if you're and expert at this!) ;)
>
> Dana

Libranet is Debian based and does include apt-get and the other Debian
tools, plus more. That's how I learned too use apt-get, and from there I
got better with Swaret on Slacware which is similar.

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