Re: ide-scsi emulation fails due to missing module sr_mod in kernel 2.4.18-bf2.4
* Donald R. Spoon [Sun, Nov 17 2002, 06:31:16PM]:
> I just had to go through this here, so I had better reply while it is
> "fresh" in my rather ancient mind! <grin>.
> The 2.4.18-bf2.4 kernel is a "special" kernel that has been stripped of
Please? It is the most fat kernel.
> a lot of stuff so it will fit on a boot-floppy for install purposes.
> Several of the more basic drivers are compiled into the kernel, it isn't
> set up to use initrd, and modules not needed for installation have been
Please? How do you think the boot-floppies should work without initrd?
> removed. In lots of circumstances it will NOT be suitable for long-term
> use beyond the initial install, as you have found out.
Please? I was working for a long time with this kernel. Only the "fun
stuff" like Joystick drivers or IPv6 is stripped.
> pre-compiled kernel-image debs will be a bit faster for you. I used the
> "kernel-image-2.4.19-686 package out of "testing", but I believe you
> will only get a 2.4.18 package if you stick to "Woody" or "Stable".
Benchmarks, Watson, gimme benchmarks...
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