LFS on OLD machine

Chris Lingard chris at stockwith.co.uk
Mon Feb 16 09:27:23 PST 2004


eklirmr at wanadoo.fr wrote:

> On Mon Feb 16 2004 at 00:07:35 (-0800), tbdewey at earthlink.net wrote:
>> Thanks, Ken
>> 
>> Each time I built the kernel I started over from the tar file and
>> followed the chapter 8 instructions.  I wasn't sharp enough to keep
>> the old .config file, so I'll never know, but I built a new kernel
>> tonight, making sure that I selected built-in for everything,  and the
>> loop dev works now.  I'll keep this .config, because I left out a patch
>> I need for busybox and have to do it again.  Keeps my typing up to
>> speed. Thanks again.
>> 
> 
> That's one of the few things about Linux that really annoys me.

Use the option near the end of the list --- Save configuration to file

This way you can give the configuration a meaningful name, and have a whole
collection of configuration files ready for new systems.
 



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