So, I whipped out my lovely gold Suse Linux 10.1 CDs, all shiny and slim and beckoning me to wrap them in my.... Ahem...
Anyway, I wipe the saliva off my shiny new Suse Linux 10.1 CDs, and before you can say "Holy crap, he just installed Suse Linux 10.1" I have installed Suse Linux 10.1 on my brand new Pentium computer thingy. I say "Suse Linux 10.1" again just to draw attention away from the fact that I keep switching between past and present tense, and also because I am hoping there is some kind of world record for saying "Suse Linux 10.1".
So then, next thing I did, apart from changing tense yet again, was to see if I could maybe get the wireless networking set up. I popped in the floppy containing the RT61 driver souce, copied the archive to /usr/src, tar -zxvf, make all, and watched as it compiled without error. Gee that was a bit easier than the
See, Suse Linux 10.1 includes the kernel source on the installation CDs, which is kind of neat and <sarcasm>really really innovative. Other distributions should try something like that</sarcasm>.