Re: Kernel Configuration Debate

Jim Lynch (
Mon, 31 Jul 1995 17:55:27 -0700 (PDT)

-Jim Lynch aka enOne (

On Wed, 26 Jul 1995, The Quark wrote:

> I'm only jits now getting into kernel hacking, but I do have a suggestion
> I'd like to throw in to the config debate. Speaking personally, I'd
> *love* to see a non-linear configuration process; ie: I can change my
> network settings without going through the settings for SCSI drives,
> and I can change anything without re-configuring my sound card.

The sound driver configuration is a separate entity that would need to
get integrated into the kernel configuration for this to work.

> (I mean, Perl would be _great_, but it's not as widely available, I
> suppose).

Actually, perl is publically available. I guess the problem would be
fitting it on the root disk...