[svlug] Distro kernels

Jeffrey Siegal jbs at quiotix.com
Thu Mar 3 06:53:58 PST 2005


On Mar 2, 2005, at 22:45, William R Ward wrote:

> Through all this time,
> I've always taken the approach of downloading the distro's kernel
> sources and compiled my own, after adjusting various options for
> drivers and features that I needed.

That works well if you are self-supporting, but if you are in a 
situation where you are getting (and paying for) vendor support, then 
they generally won't support a rebuilt kernel, and may refuse to 
support any part of the system if it is running a rebuilt kernel. 





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