Re: [linuxham] Debian for ham use ?
- Yeah. Before the introduction of kernel modules, self-compilation of
kernels was practically mandatory. I started with Slackware in
1994. I had looked at Linux a few years earlier, but decided to wait
until I retired so I would have time to figure it all out (I'm still
not to that point, however).
73, Bob N7XY
On Jan 24, 2009, at 4:55 PM, Nate Bargmann wrote:
> * Merv Curley <mcurley@...> [2009 Jan 24 16:18 -0600]:
> > With experience you can compile the source code for any program.
> That reminds me of my first experience with Slackware '96 in late
> IIRC, I had to compile a kernel with PPP support just to get online. I
> then downloaded a newer kernel (2.0.12 or something like that) and
> compiled that. I was a total novice at such a process.
> Those were the days...
> 73, de Nate >>
> "The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all
> possible worlds. The pessimist fears this is true."
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