Re: New/old kernel devices disappearing?
> Ralf G. R. Bergs wrote:
> > On Tue, 15 Dec 1998 17:16:04 +0100 (CET), firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > >that can be fixing with lilo if you put it its configuration file
> > >append="mem=128Mo"
> > No French spoken here. :-)
> > Make that
> > append="mem=128M"
> Thanks, guys, but:
> a) Not using LILO
> b) I found the reference that says that is an unadvised procedure when I was
> first reading about the problem:
This may be true, I never heard of it before. I do know that this
`append=' approach has been working OK on several machines for me. I
think it also has been the only way to do it for a long time.
> Any suggestions why a kernel recompile would just lose everything, when I use
> 'make xconfig'?
If I recall correctly, you were talking about two different kernel
versions. The kernel configuration is in
/usr/src/kernel-source-2.0.xx/.config if you installed the debian
kernel-source packages. If you first configured kernel 2.0.35, you
can transfer the configuration to 2.0.36 if you tell the `make xconfig'
program to read the configuration from ../kernel-source-2.0.35. If you
don't, you will get the default settings for the 2.0.36 kernel.
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