booting kernel..... then nada, zip, time to power cycle

Scott Thornley sthornley at
Sun Oct 20 05:02:36 PDT 2002

On Fri, 18 Oct 2002 20:04:52 +0000 (UTC), lfsbill at (Bill
maltby - LFS Related) wrote:

Just a note for the archives -  this worked just fine. The new kernel
boots, but beware that 
make mrproper 

basically does a:

rm .confi*

so a file called .config-old is a goner.

Tiime to start playing with modules...

>On Fri, 18 Oct 2002, Scott Thornley wrote:
>> At 02:15 PM 10/18/2002 -0400, you wrote:
>> >On Fri, 18 Oct 2002, Scott Thornley wrote:
>> > > Is there a mechanical way of  importing the .config file used by SuSE  ?
>> > > That might get me a bit closer than I am, as other than being currently
>> > > unable to use the Winmodem, SuSE is working quite well for me.
>> >IIRC, in the book is a reference (in the chapter08?) about using make
>> ><snip>
>> So, it's perfectly proper to do something like:
>> make mrproper
>> cp config-suse .config
>> make oldconfig
>> make dep
>> .
>> .
>I do it all the time. The only noticable difference is you don't get
>prompted with the ncurses-based screen handling - it's text-based.
>This saved a lot when I upgraded from 2.4.18 to 2.4.19 kernel (LFS 3.3 cvs
>20020521 -> current cvs (20021015)). My automated scripts also do this.

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