[Techtalk] really basic debian question

mgmonza at sdf.lonestar.org mgmonza at sdf.lonestar.org
Wed Mar 15 14:35:48 EST 2006

On Wed, 15 Mar 2006, Benjamin A'Lee wrote:

> I believe debian-women isn't particularly for technical questions, but I
> could be wrong.  Try debian-user, though.

Thanks for that information.

> Compiling a kernel module for debian isn't as hard as it looks; the
> module-assistant package will more-or-less automate the process for you.
> This should probably be better documented...
> Debian doesn't distribute prebuilt kernel modules, presumably because
> there are so many versions to support.

I thought the apt-get install was really easy - probably too easy for nerd 
cachet that debian has - and could have happily chugged ahead with that. 
I'm afraid I don't know why I would even want a prebuilt kernel module.


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