LFS Version 6.2 - 8.4. Making the LFS System Bootable

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at gmail.com
Tue Aug 22 20:28:08 PDT 2006


On 8/22/06, Brandon Peirce <brandon_peirce at hotmail.com> wrote:
>
> Make oldconfig will regenerate the .config file, but it keeps all the same
> settings you had in the old one unless they are incompatible with the actual
> version of the kernel sources you are using.  It will prompt you only if
> there are new options in the kernel that don't exist in you old config file.

Good call. When `make oldconfig' is done, you can do `diff -u
.config.old .config' and see what changed. All that will happen is
that it will remove things that aren't supported anymore and add the
new defaults for that version.

And, yes, linux-2.6.16.x is required because 2.6.16.10+ is needed by
the version of udev in the book.

--
Dan



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