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Re: SEUL: Installation steps

Micah Yoder wrote:
> Jeffrey S. Dutky wrote:
> Well, for a lot of things, the kernel simply has to be recompiled.  Why
> can't we make a nice program (actually, isn't there already one?) that
> knows most of the things that should be included, but allows the user to
> enable or disable something?  The program could then make an "emergency
> disk" to restore the system in the event of a messup.  Remember, we're
> talking about at least somewhat intelligent users here, not complete
> idiots.  They should be able to run a simple program to do this.
> What about sound cards - should the modules for all sound cards be
> installed?  Correct me if I'm wrong, but it seems like built in drivers
> would be more efficient.
> Also, there's things like SCSI.  It wouldn't make much sense to put SCSI
> in a module, but not everyone will want it in their kernel.

Ok, why don't we make a simple Dos or Win based program in which the
user can pre-select a kernel from a list of precompiled ones (of course

> I agree with that.  I just don't think a kernel compile has to be
> complicated!  Tell them to start it and play Doom while they wait...

Sounds fair, but wouldn't it be great if the users can choose between
modules and build-in support?

Demian Rootring
The Netherlands

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