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I have a question that has not been asked tomyself by my level of knowledge I currently have with Linux. I know what the word compile means from the aspect that it is used in programing when you take a typed out program language and compile it into the actual program it was written to be.
But I really know nothing about compiling the kernal. The reason I ask is that I have a GeForce FX video card that (when the nvidia 5336 driver is installed) is used in when I load into KDE it freezes up. I have tried where it says it takes like five minutest to load in KDE. I have gone up to 10 minutes and nothing.
So here I am with my backed up xorg.conf file that was changed in /etc/X11/ directory(I am using FedoraCore2 final with all current updates from RedHat). and still only able to use those gastly SLOW generic FX drivers.
I did find out some information (that I would have to look up again) about something mentioning a Kernal compiling after some stacks where changed down from 4k or something or another...
So does this make any sense and how might I find the information on how this is done. But don't forget my bewildered Newbie status...