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Re: Why does Ubuntu have all the ideas?

On Sat, 26 Aug 2006 15:26:12 +0000 (UTC), "Sam Morris" <sam@robots.org.uk> said:

> On Sat, 26 Aug 2006 16:02:04 +0200, Hendrik Sattler wrote:
>> Am Samstag 26 August 2006 15:15 schrieb Theodore Tso:
>>> No support for: (The * are critical)
>>> * SATA Hard Drives (*)
>>> * Intel AD1981 HD Audio (*)
>> This stuff did not even exist when Sarge was released. Half of
>> userland would not fit this hardware, so who cares.

> How do other long-lived distributions handle this problem? How does
> one install RHEL 4 on such a machine?

By downloading pre-compiled kernel modules (usually from the hardware
vendor, or from another vendor that ships the same hardware).

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