[Bug 882] nALFS hangs while configuring kernel in chapter 8
jwrober at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Jul 26 08:27:30 PDT 2004
Kevin P. Fleming wrote:
> James Robertson wrote:
>> Can't we just use the yes command ans pass that to make oldconfig?
> Good thinking...
> yes "" | make oldconfig
> would solve the problem too, although lately there have been some
> non-backwards-compatible config changes and even just taking the default
> answers wouldn't produce a usable kernel. The README file should still
> be updated, but using the yes command will avoid the problem for a lot
> of people.
That is interesting. In the 2.4.x series, I always started with that
same command when starting a new kernel on a new box. Start with the
defaults and see what happens. I have almost always been able to boot
with that. Is that something different in the 2.6 series?
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