How to recompile ubuntu kernel

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Tue Sep 28 22:24:18 UTC 2004

On Tue, Sep 28, 2004 at 05:35:49PM -0400, David Mason wrote:

> Sorry to be a little off topic - but I have always wondered why distros
> don't offer up a few kernel choices with some popular features compiled
> in. Especially with the large number of laptops - I am sure many people
> would appreciate having a kernel with swsusp2 built in.  Just thinking.

We try to offer a kernel which is useful for everyone.  Currently, according
to our kernel maintainer, swsusp is incompatible with modular IDE support,
and so it needs some work before it is suitable to be enabled by default.
We'll be tackling issues like this for the Hoary release.

 - mdz

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