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Re: kernel-source : end of tg3 NIC support (because of firmware) ?

Michael Neuffer <neuffer@neuffer.info> schrieb:

> Quoting Philip Miller (millenix@zemos.net):
>> Christophe Chisogne wrote:
>> >Will tg3 remain in 2.4 kernel-source packages in future versions?
>> >(This would be great, as tg3 is quite common NIC)
>> >or should I drop .deb kernel packages
>> >and use vanilla kernels from kernel.org ?
>> As I don't have a Tigon3, nor am I a DD, I can't comment on the rest of 
>> your post. However, using packaged kernels and using vanilla kernels are 
>> not mutually exclusive. apt-get install kernel-package
> And then he's just installed a for him broken kernel ? Hmmm....
> Not very useful that. 

You either didn't read what Philip wrote, or you don't know what
kernel-package is.

> I think the usage of pre-packaged kernels
> will drop even further now.

But perhaps the use of kernel-package will increase to a similar

Regards, Frank
Frank Küster, Biozentrum der Univ. Basel
Abt. Biophysikalische Chemie

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