make menuconfig confusion

Debian User lfs17 at home.com
Sun Sep 23 21:11:25 PDT 2001


Gerard Beekmans wrote:

> On Sun, Sep 23, 2001 at 05:23:17PM -0500, Debian User wrote:
> > When I run 'make menuconfig' without 'make mrproper' it remembers the
> > settings.
> > But I am specifically trying to add vfat support.  In the .config file it
> > shows that
> > vfat support should be set, but when I compile the new kernel and reboot
> > I still
> > do not have vfat support.  It seems that 'make bzImage' must be reading some
> > other .config file entirely.  I have vfat support in my Debian potato dist
> > using the
> > same kernel.  I am copying bzImage to /boot/lfskernel.
>
> make bzImage doens't read any other file normally speaking.
> When you copied the bzImage file to /boot/lfskernel, did you re-run
> /sbin/lilo to finish the kernel image update?
>
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I ran Lilo in Potato.  I removed the linux directory, and reinstalled it but
I still can't get vfat to work.


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