FLAME____ Why is the kernel source not included
andreev at cs.helsinki.fi
Fri Oct 15 18:58:48 UTC 2004
Ken Johanson wrote:
> Answer not needed, I'm keenly aware of the politics behind this.
> But I'd forgotten about this "issue" and spent my time trying out what I
> though must be a viable distro...
> But since it didnt detect my DGE-530 NIC, and the drivers that Dlink
> kindly provides need to be compiled, I'm SCREWED by the politics because
> a bunch of headers and fundamantal-to-any-Linux kernel source is not
> installed. Thats right, the most rudimentary component of the system
> besides the kernel itslef, not placed in /usr/src/linux. Flame*Nuclear.
> And it doesnt exist as an option under the add-remove app's so called..
> but FAR FROM complete.. "developent tools" section either.
> Be giving Suse, Mandrake, etc another look. No time for Redhat games.
> -PS anyone who wants to waste keytrokes telling me that *I* should
> research some Redhat specific way of getting the kernel - even if its
> obtusely hidden on a disk... dont bother.
This thread shall be prefixed [AUTOFLAME] ot [TROLL]
PS: I DO have better things to do on the weekend, I just party at my
work desk now. Really...
University of Helsinki
Dept. of Computer Science
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