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Old 10-19-2005, 08:22 PM   #1
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Location: india
Distribution: SUSE9.3,PCQ05,SLACK10.1 without Windows
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Want to know contents of 2 Source cds

hello all,
last week i installed Slack 10.1(though slack10.2 is out i haven`t got cds yet ).I installed it thru 2 installation cds.which installed with kernel
Ok i want know whenever i see to buy slackware distro cds on net
it gives me a option of buying 2 source cds extra.
According to me these includes a kernel from 2.6 series.
But I want to know what`s more in there ?
Becozz kernel source code & instructions is near abt 100 mb max.
Plzz guide me as i want to buy the cds .
Is it contains the source code of other softwares also is it benefitial in case of developing a linux futher more?
I am an intermediate user of linux .
so guys plzz guide me about that.
Old 10-19-2005, 09:11 PM   #2
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Pretty much the 2.6.x kernel and source code for every thing on the two install cd's. Very much useful for developers or those who wish to scratch build their distro.


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