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SubjectRe: libata, Sound on same IRQ : flaky sound
On Wed, Aug 27, 2008 at 6:30 PM, Robert M. Stockmann <stock@stokkie.net> wrote:
<snip>
> installing a recent kernel is not that easy, as the required
> upgrade of udev will break the initscripts and a lot of installed
> services and even the functionality of the KDE desktop. Installing
> a recent distro is not desirable as they resemble me only
> of a Open Source Vista distro, where it takes months to clean
> up the unwanted garbage and bloat inside. Its preposterous that
> a upgrade to a recent kernel mandates the installation of a recent
> distro. I run Mandrake 10.1 with kernel 2.6.15 and some applications
> upgraded like firefox, mplayer and k3b etc.
>

Not to divert this into a distro discussion, but you should look into
Gentoo (http://www.gentoo.org) - it offers the kind of customization
and flexibility (as well as pick and choose update capabilities) that
it sounds like you are interested in.

-James



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