On 25-Nov-2001, Patrick McFarland wrote:
> I have an eepro100 in my box, but I dont use it, I dont have a network. =)
> Im actually wondering if it works.
> On 25-Nov-2001, J Sloan wrote:
> > Patrick McFarland wrote:
> > > So your saying I should actually trust my distro to build a kernel right?
> > Depends on how paranoid you are - I find the
> > red hat kernels to be a safe, if boring choice.
> > > I build my own kernels, I have since day one.
> > Sounds like you would have done better to use
> > the vendor suppplied kernel in this case -
> > > But, heres a semi-key point, what happens to vendor patches? Do they ever get folded back into the main tree?
> > Many do, some don't.
> > Actual bug fixes get folded into the main tree,
> > but things like the e100 driver, the dell perc
> > raid drivers, the tux webserver, the linux
> > vertual server etc that are all in the red hat
> > kernel may never be in mainstream.
> > I would sure like to see tux in main kernel,
> > since it's superior to the khttpd that's part
> > of the mainline tree.
> > But things like the e100 driver I could live
> > without if eepro100 gets to the point where
> > it works just as well.
> > cu
> > jjs
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