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

Bill Maltby - LFS Related lfsbill at
Sun Oct 20 05:26:00 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.

Drats! Yep, this was pointed out *long ago* - check the LFS archives.
I forgot it because I normally do a "make clean", except on 1st new kernal
install. My scripts copy a saved .config for me on the 1st new kernel

Sorry 'bout that!

>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  ?

>>> 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[...]

Bill Maltby
billm at

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