[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: 2.6.x kernel isn't userfriendly :(

> hello,
> 	Installiation (upgrading) of 2.6.x kernel isn't userfriendly! When u
> update
> yourself kernel (apt-get install) the kernel 2.6.0 do not load (atomatic)
> mice modules. I think it isn't good, because most people aren't sysadmin
> and
> don't know how to use with modprobe or modconf. I think the kernel will be
> more usefull if after installiation (upgr) the system ask to user "Do you
> want to load mouse modules (they are needed for X-Windows-System)?" or the
> system to load modules (after install) by default (to write to
> /etc/modules
> or to /etc/modules.conf).


I'm afraid I don't agree with you. I believe the kernel installation is
very user friendly, it's just not maybe newbie friendly. :) An user who
can't figure out which moudules to load himself should probably just
install `discover´ and let it handle all that stuff.

(If discover can't handle mouse modules for 2.6 it should be updated.)

Just my 5 kronor,
*/ Christoffer Sawicki <qerub@home.se>

Reply to: