Re: why is kernel recompilation necessary?
Krzys Majewski <email@example.com> wrote on 28/07/2000 (00:29) :
> Why is it that under Windows or whatever I don't have to recompile
> the kernel just to add a new driver? Is it a protection thing?
> Or an optimization thing? Or something else? -chris
Usually you don't have to recompile your kernel under Linux. Just use
the kernel-package that contains the kernel with all the modules you
I guess you could recompile your Windows kernel too _if_ you have
access to the Windows source files and own a compiler.
Preben Randhol -- [firstname.lastname@example.org] -- <http://www.pvv.org/~randhol/>
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