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Re: Installing the right kernel

Vittorio De Martino wrote:

> I have a USB Epson scanner (supported under Red Hat 7.0) and I've just got
> the CDs of Debian 2.2r2 that I want to install.
> My question is as simple as that:
> needing the scanner, what "flavor" of kernel (as I read in the installation
> instruction) should I install in order to have USB devices supported by
> default?
> Vanilla is that the right flavor ?
> If not ,what should I do?
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2.2r2 includes kernel version 2.2.18pre21, which supports USB.  However, as USB
support is not compiled into the stock kernel, you'll have to recompile the
kernel to include it.

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