yeah i have the kernel source installed, and yeah that's what the other thread said i should do, which i did, and it didn't work.
actually maybe i didn't use the right config... i have an athlon xp 2000, so i should use...
... right ? or should i be using the one with smp in the filename ? (what is smp btw?), or am i totally wrong and should be using one of the others?
thanx muchly for the help.