Re: Debian put into a broken state
On Thursday 01 April 2004 03:08 pm, Alan Chandler wrote:
> On Thursday 01 April 2004 23:34, Sean O'Dell wrote:
> > Solved this, pretty much. Basically, when I upgraded, two things
> > happened that I didn't know about. One, the kernel driver for my network
> > card stopped getting loaded; something happened during dist-upgrade or
> > upgrade that caused it to be removed from the list of modules to load. I
> > compiled the driver static in the kernel and the network was able to load
> > after that. Also, kdm apparently was un-installed by something during
> > dist-upgrade or upgrade. So, once I got the network back up, removing
> > and re-installing various things got me back in working order.
> It would probably be better for you to use a standard debian kernel and add
> the name of the ethernet driver into /etc/modules
Why? Is Debian a pain to use with custom-compiled kernels?