Re: Hotplug, udev, hal, etc.
Anders Ellenshøj Andersen wrote:
> On Tuesday 11 October 2005 16:09, Derek Broughton wrote:
>> > Oh? I can't really think of a reason why I would want to do a crazy
>> > thing like that.. I only have 2 kernels installed in case the new one I
>> > am testing fails for some reason.
>> I had to run a 2.4 kernel because the sourceforge
>> DirecPC driver wouldn't compile for 2.6. otoh, I needed a 2.6 kernel to
>> use many of the functions of my Dell laptop. So I used 2.6 at work, and
>> 2.4 at home.
> Now that's just crazy!
Pretty much. The problem is that _nobody_ relies on Satellite Internet if
they have another option. So you'd get someone developing the driver for a
few months, then they'd get DSL or Cable where they lived and lose all
interest. None of the developers still has a satellite link, and nobody
finished working on it for 2.6.