Re: ISA slot detection on PCI systems?

From: David Woodhouse (
Date: Thu Jan 03 2002 - 04:08:14 EST said:
> Think useability. On Macintoshes, you configure a kernel by moving
> the equivalents of modules in and out of a system folder. Users tune
> their kernels by moving files around -- no muttering of elaborate
> incantations required. *That's* the direction we should be moving in;
> there is no good technical reason for the process to be anywhere near
> as arcane as it is now.

We have it better than that already. The distro vendor provides all the
modules and they're automatically loaded on demand - you don't even need to
move them into the system folder.


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