Ramifications to testing 2.6.27.rc6 in my stable Slack
Just a quick question for the experts. I have been reading that the 2,6,27 kernel will have native support for the RTL8187B wireless chipset. That is the chipset my laptop uses and I currently have to use ndiswrapper, which I would prefer not to do if I can get native kernel support.
So, I would like to download and compile the new kernel to test it in my laptop. But, I am running Slack 12.1 (stable) and I was just curious if anyone can tell me if I should have any conerns about damaging my otherwise perfect install of Slackware. If the kernel doesn't work for me, I just revert back to using the 2.6.24-5.
Thanks in advance.