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SubjectRe: Linux 2.4.16-pre1
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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