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Ok here are a few questions I have about slackware. First off I already installed it and it works great so much easier and faster then gentoo ever was. Now I am having some questions.
1) Should I upgrade to kernel 2.6?
2) How should I set up my alternate usr account which I guess would become my main one
3) Which should I do first?
4) How do I set it up so KDM autoloads?
5) My soundcard is not working I could get it to work in alll the other distros (its a hercules game theater but it is usually listed as a Cirrus and KDE lists it under the midi devices so I know it sees it....)
PV has some issues with the 2.6 kernel, I think concerning file systems.
Of course alot of people use it, so do as you wish.
If you are going to use it, pay attention when you config as I believe the
default Slack 2.6 kernel disables support for ext3.
It looks like your using KDE. Use the Kuser tool to setup your regular user.
(don't forget the password)
It's also handy to add your new user to the "disk" and "floppy" group.
You can then edit your /etc/fstab as follows:
/dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom iso9660 noauto,owner,ro 0 0
/dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom iso9660 noauto,user,ro 0 0
/dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy auto noauto,owner 0 0
/dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy auto noauto,user 0 0
Then from a terminal issue:
chmod 660 /dev/cdrom
chmod 660 /mnt/cdrom
chmod 660 /dev/fd0
chmod 660 /mnt/floppy
This will give your regular user access to these devices.
For the login manager you need to switch to I think runlevel 4.
But do a search here to make sure and to get instructions.
I got the soundcard working and I am currently going through the process for the kernel upgrade (weeeeeeeeeee fun) I am using a game theater XP thanks for your help guys....after I do the kernel upgrade I guess I will do the usr thing.