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Dell Could Be A Big Key In Linux Adoption

[ Thanks to Matt D. for
this link. ]

“Better hardware support–this is something we would all like to
see happen. And it seems that it could happen, thanks in part to a
Dell supported project known as DKMS (Dynamic Kernel Module
Support).

“I may be off here, but I could have sworn this has been used
for sometime now? DKMS has been said to already be at work in
Mandriva (also PCLinuxOS) and Ubuntu, among other common distros.
However, there’s a bigger question that needs to be answered–by
making this easier, is this not a path to more goofs after kernel
updates? Well, it’s a nice idea not to have to manually rebuild
modules, I suppose…”

Complete
Story