[ILUG] Kernel Question
stephen at lincor.com
Fri Aug 13 11:07:30 IST 2004
On Fri, 2004-08-13 at 11:36, scytale wrote:
> On Thu, 2004-08-12 at 03:47, Stephen Brooks wrote:
> > On Thu, 2004-08-12 at 11:39, Dermot Daly wrote:
> > > Isn't there a "make oldconfig" option? I thought there was. This
> > > builds a .config file from your current kernel
> > That relies on there being a .config or .config.old present from the
> > previous kernel build and then attempts to merge in the old settings
> > where applicable to make a new .config file.
> does this work ok, say, when the config file is from a 2.4 kernel and
> you are about to compile a 2.6?
In theory yes, but we all know about the differences between theory and
practice :) Personally I think you'd be quicker customising the stock
2.6.* config to your needs then attempting to use 'make oldconfig' from
2.4.* to 2.6.*, lots of changes.
Stephen Brooks <stephen at lincor.com> 17 Dame Court
Software Engineer Dublin 2, Ireland
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