Subject: Re: chap-kernel fixes
To: Daniel de Kok <email@example.com>
From: Pavel Cahyna <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/13/2004 19:09:17
On Fri, 13 Aug 2004 12:08:37 +0000, Daniel de Kok wrote:
> I propose to make the changes in the attached patch to fix chap-kern
> a bit. Any comments/objections/...?
> @@ -313,31 +300,32 @@
> options PCKBD_LAYOUT="KB_IT"</programlisting>
the section about modifying kernel sources looks a bit scary here, and
also unprofessional (if the modification is so desirable, why hasn't
it been integrated already?). Maybe it should be moved to the chapter
> - <para>The <filename>adjustkernel</filename> Perl script, which can be
> - found at <ulink url="http://www.feyrer.de/Misc/adjustkernel"></ulink>,
> - analizes the output of &man.dmesg.8; and
> + <para>
> + The <filename>adjustkernel</filename> Perl script, which is
I don't know almost anything about Docbook, but why <filename> here
and <command> a few lines lower?
> + available through pkgsrc analyzes the output of &man.dmesg.8; and
> automatically generates a minimal configuration file.
> - To run it you need to have Perl installed on your system.
> - The installation of new software is described in detail
> - in the <xref linkend="chap-pack" />.
> - If you want to install Perl now, download the pre-compiled package
> - <filename>perl-5.00404.tgz</filename> and write the following command:</para>
> - <screen>&rprompt; <userinput>pkg_add perl-5.00404.tgz</userinput></screen>
> + The installation of packages is described extensively in
> + in the <xref linkend="chap-pack" />, but installing
> + <command>adjustkernel</command> basically boils down to:
> + </para>
Also, the table which gives kernel compile times on various hardware
seems really too optimistic.