djk at tobit.co.uk
Sat Oct 19 13:55:16 BST 2002
Mandrake 8.2/9.0 is fine from my point of view as well.
On Sat, 2002-10-19 at 09:17, richard Bown wrote:
> Hiya, have you considered some thing a bit radical ?
> OK it may sound it but why not try Mandrake 8.2 or even 9.0 , instead.
> 8.2 is stable,the install is very easy,,,and the good bit is you dont
> need to compile a kernel ,unless its something really wacky your
> needing, as the distro kernel has all the modules already built.
> Including all the Ham modules.
> It will also update itself if you want it to, ie go and get the updates
> and bugfixes and install them.
> any way just a suggestion, as you were in the reinstall stage, Mandrake
> was a Redhat clone at one stage, so you should see that much of a
> difference apart from some very nice features
> HTH 73 Richard g8jvm
> On Fri, 2002-10-18 at 21:25, David Tausworthe wrote:
> > Hello group. Would someone please assists me? I am trying to get
> > linux loaded up so I can once again restart the K5PLD-Node. But...
> > For some reason, I cannot get the kernel compiled correctly.
> > Here the pc and its basic information.
> > 450 mmx pent I
> > 128K memory
> > diamond video
> > Realteck NIC card
> > NO sound card is used
> > Here the problems I have been having
> > 1) When I load Redhat 7.0, it installs perfectly
> > 2) But when I try to make the kernel, Kernel 2.2.22
> > .....Never sees the Nic Card. Not even in the ./config file.
> > There is NO Option to enable the card
> > ....Does not make the mod.dep file under /lib/modules
> > I've tried many other version of this Kernel too.
> > Next///..
> > I tried upgrading to Redhat 7.1 Kernel 2.4.2
> > The pc starts ok with no problems
> > But...When I compile Kernel 2.4.9 or any other Kernel, (including
> > the 2.4.2) the PC LOCKS up! I set it up JUST LIKE THE HOWTO-AX25
> > Document.
> > Our node has been down all week due to these problems. I have
> > checked and recheck the kernel "make xconfig" files over and over.
> > I just do not know where to go from here.
> > Any and all helpful assistance is deeply appreciated. K5PLD is the
> > Pearland Amateur Club here in Pearland Texas. And because of the
> > outage, the DX for the greater Houston area is OUT of SERVICE. We
> > serve the complete area of Houston and outlining Area of Houston.
> > I am out of ideas on what to do to get the kernel setup correctly.
> > thank you again for any and all helpful input!
> > 73's my friends
> > DE
> > W5DAV - SYSOP / CC K5PLD-NODE
> > David tausworthe
> > friendswood, tx USA
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