[SM-Discuss] linux-new call
David Michael Leo Brown Jr.
dmlb2000 at excite.com
Tue May 31 12:27:50 EDT 2005
>That would be way cool. I liked it so much I created a bug,
>http://bugs.sourcemage.org/show_bug.cgi?id=9014. It's lowest priority and
>marked as enhancement, I don't expect to be able to do something useful
>assigned it to myself but please feel free to take over if you have time.
>Quoting "Andrew \"ruskie\" Levstik" <ruskie at mages.ath.cx>:
>> Did you consider using lshw to try to semi-autodetect some hardware
>> option to make it easier for users to compile a kernel with some basic
>> hardware options...(this would be a major project but it might be doaable)
>> Might be possible to make a basic, medium and expert spell config level...
>> Where basic would try to guess everything from lshw and other tools
>> medium would detect+configure and expert would allow pure manual configure.
>> (this is just a thought on expanding the spell and making it more
>> user friendly
Modes for expert medium and basic modes...
This would mean a complete rethinking of the linux spell....
Lot's more code.
The one question I would have about implementing something like this is, what
'mode' would you consider the current linux-new spell to fit?
Then what you expect from the other 'modes'?
we are probably going to have to start putting out releases of the damn linux
Yeah are you sure we really want these mode things?
- David Brown
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