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SubjectRE: My wish for the next Linux-Release...

On 01-Jul-96 Herbert Wengatz wrote:
>>Hi there!
>I assume I have a rather common problem with Linux.
>It's simply that my Kernel won't fit any longer into memory.
>Oh, no! Not what you _may_ think, I have 40 megs of RAM.
>I have the following hardware (all in one PC!):
>1 NCR PCI - SCSI Controller w. 2 Disks,
>1 AHA2940W - SCSI Controller w. 2 Disks,
>1 TELES S.0 16.3 ISDN-Card,
>1 NE2000- Clone,
>1 PAS16-Soundcard,
>1 Graphic-Card, :)
>1 SCSI Streamer,
>1 SCSI-CD-ROM Drive,
>1 Logitech Handy-Scanner,
>1 Modem (1st serial Port),
>1 Mouse (2nd serial Port),
>1 Parallel Printer.
>--- Got the feeling ?
>OK. I'm well stuffed, but all this works (more or less) under
>MS-DOS/ Windows.
>All these need their special support included into the kernel under
>So, under Linux I'm currently forced not to use the SAMBA-fs, NFS, nor
>may I use my Scanner and I feel like I'll get some troubles with
>PPP via ISDN in my near future. I also can't install the sound-driver
>with all features enabled...
>But I'd like to soon use SAMBA and NFS, since I'm building up a little
>LAN at home, with the PC of my girlfriend and my old Sun 3/60.
>And there are some more features I'd like to use, like firewalling,
>and, and, and...
>Can anybody give me hint, what I can do ?
>Shall I buy a different Network Card ( I know, I should, but are other
>drivers smaller ???), or kick out one of my SCSI-controllers ?
>Herbert Wengatz, 81375 Munich |Disclaim: This Mail is my own opinion,
>Office |not that of my company.
> |
> "Nothing but perl can parse Perl!" - Tom Christiansen


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