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Old 12-22-2004, 02:05 PM   #16
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Third party == not in kernel source.

The module was put there by the Mandrake devs. Why not try to get newer kernel sources from mandrake....

If not just build your kernel from fresh sources and then add your driver manually. It is here:
http://at76c503a.berlios.de/#downl
 
Old 12-25-2004, 11:15 AM   #17
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Configuring your kernel is one thing. If you want to harden your kernel, then you need to patch it. I personally use PaX (http://pax.grsecurity.net). However there are other patches available such as OpenWall (http://www.openwall.com/linux). I remember a while back unSpawn had posted a great list of security resources in this forum. See if you can find that thread.
 
Old 12-25-2004, 04:46 PM   #18
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Quote:
Originally posted by GNUbie
I remember a while back unSpawn had posted a great list of security resources in this forum. See if you can find that thread.
That would probably be the stick thread about 7 threads from the top of this forum:

Security references

Should have all the information the OP needs.
 
Old 12-28-2004, 03:05 PM   #19
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Does anybody know a program that will generate a kernel config file based on guessing what hardware you have?
Do the gentoo folks have anything like this, or do they do it by hand, or guess work?
It could interact with hal, perhaps?
 
Old 12-28-2004, 03:14 PM   #20
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Does anybody know a program that will generate a kernel config file based on guessing what hardware you have?
Yeah, it's a wetware program located between your ears

All kidding aside I think the closest you can get to this is using genkernel to build a kernel with everything (and I mean everything) as modules, then using hotplug and coldplug to get the drivers that your system requires loaded at boot.
 
Old 12-28-2004, 04:34 PM   #21
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You can use 'makeoldconfig' to generate a .config file based on the present kernel. Or in the /proc directory there may be a config.gz file that you could also use as a base. Then selectively unselect unneeded drivers in makexconfig. I believe that mandrake also has an sle based kernel. Although you would probably want to choose between grsecurity and secure linux. Please read up on these options, because you may need to re-format the hard drives to utilize things like access lists.

Good Luck!
 
  


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