If you are installing from scratch, you do not need to recompile the
kernel. When the install ask you do you have any scsi adapters, click
yes, and then pick out the ppa Zip drive option. Your zip drive will
then be recognised each time you bootup.
Mist of the options you will need to play about with in Linux are
compiled into the Kernel by default (The kernel that installs into
RedHat), and the majority of other options can be added in later as
Im not advocating the blind approach, compiling a Kernel is a big thing
to learn, both in complexity, and in the satisfaction you will recieve
by doing it correctly. But why compile a new kernel when you dont
really need to?
I guess Ive started a flame war with this one.
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