It depends on what you select when install Red Hat (server, work station laptop). In my particular case, it was disable (laptop). But if he doesn't want to recompile kernel,of course he can skip. I am newbie in the forum, but I know Linux. I also like to have a custom kernel which those things I need or maybe I will need. I have recompile different Kernels more then 25 times. It is so easy that my grandmother can do
. But it have no sense to discuss our preferences, so for me this subjet is die.