I've heard great things about Slackware and have a little background with
Linux and also FreeBSD. I'm encoutering a few problems I have tried to
solve but cannot seem to.
The first one is the most important:
I currently have Slackware 8.1 (install CD) and Installed it. Kernel
2.4.18. I installed the basic kernel at installation.
I have a SMC PCI 10/100 EZ Ethernet Card.
On boot, Slackware did not recognize my SMC card (or say anything about
How can I get the system to recognize it ?
Second and Lastly
I installed X-windows and WindowMaker. My Microsoft IntelliMouse works fine
in Console, but when I do 'startx', and move the mouse around
it moves in seemingly random ways and also extremely fast. It only moves
primarily along the edges of the screen too.
I tried disabling gpm, but this keeps my mouse from working at all in x
How might I get it to function properly?
Thanks a lot,