On Fri, 16 May 2003 07:50:06 -0400
Mike M <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I do not grok Linux at the same level you do. The kernel config has a lot
> of options for IDE and ext2 is not precisely listed as ext2. Trial and
> error got me through, but I had to start reducing the size of the compile
> because it was taking about 1 hour to compile each trial. That's more
> invasive than I wanted to be and I don't think that's what people first
> using make-kpkg will want to do. (For me, it worked out perfectly because
> this is exactly what I wanted to do - eventually.)
> The newbie doc did not work for me in the end - and I did try hard by
> running it several times and starting over completely when I realized that
> I made mistakes. It's the best user manual on make-kpkg that I've found,
I'd like for the doc to be as useful to as many people as possible, so it's
especially valuable to get detailed feedback from those whom it didn't help.
Now that you've made it through, can you look back and see exactly where the
newbiedoc was not useful to you?
Can you think of better ways to explain the things you didn't understand?