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Bug 107231 - Section 2 Kernel Setup could be improved
Summary: Section 2 Kernel Setup could be improved
Alias: None
Product: [OLD] Docs-user
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Other (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High trivial (vote)
Assignee: Docs Team
Depends on:
Reported: 2005-09-25 19:29 UTC by peterwlowe
Modified: 2005-12-10 11:10 UTC (History)
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Description peterwlowe 2005-09-25 19:29:05 UTC
The current document ends the last non-code text part of Section 2, Kernel Setup:

"It does not matter whether you build the features into the kernel or as a
module so long as when the feature is needed, the correct module(s) are loaded
(module loading is left to the reader as a fun exercise however)."

The final bit in parentheses comes off as a bit elitist, and could be improved.

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:

The sentence could easily be rewritten to retain a funny tone, yet be helpful,
such as 

"If your module loading skills are rusty, consult the Gentoo Handbook for
examples, particularly Section 3.c on Manual Network configuration."
Comment 1 Jan Kundrát (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2005-09-26 07:18:50 UTC
I don't think that it is elitist, I'd say that it's just an attempt to be 
Comment 2 Sven Vermeulen (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2005-12-10 11:10:47 UTC
I agree; the sentence isn't offensive imo; rewriting it would just make our
translators unhappy.