[TriLUG] a kernel building mini-doc
bhu5nji at yahoo.com
Thu Dec 13 11:06:59 EST 2001
yep. I saw the "defconfig" used by "make menuconfig" after I did a
"make mrproper" several days ago.
Shown below, that's a pretty novel way to keep your .config safe. I
use make menuconfig. That has a dialog to pull in a .config and
another to save to file.
----- Original Message -----
From: <rpjday at mindspring.com>
To: <trilug at trilug.org>
Sent: Wednesday, December 12, 2001 11:56 AM
Subject: Re: Re: Re: [TriLUG] a kernel building mini-doc
: john davis wrote:
: > Hello
: > I looked at the makefile and at Configure.
: > Here's how to do it.
: > cp .config config.jfd
: > cp config.jfd arch/i386/defconfig
: > make mrproper
: > make oldconfig
: > make dep clean zImage modules modules_install
: ok, this is news to me. this suggests that, if there is no
: "make oldconfig" will use the file it finds in
: i was never aware of that. can anyone else comment on this?
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