Re: Compiling my kernel - but it's not working as I planned
In a message dated 2/26/99 2:29:24 PM Central Standard Time,
> > 1) I'd LOVE to have the .config file used to create the distribution
> > of kernel-image.2.0.36. I can't imagine this is hard to obtain. Can
> > tell me where to get it?
> Grab the source for kernel-image. Should be in there.
There was a .config.save when I unpacked kernel-source.2.0.36 - but something
along the way removed it when I made my first compile. Guess I'll unpack and
> > 2) I can't seem to get the cdrom.o module created. I selected (as per
> > HOWTOs) enhanced ide/mfm/rll disk/cdrom/tape support' and 'include ide/
> > cdrom support' and 'iso9660 cdrom fs'. But after install the
> > dir
> > doesn't contain a cdrom dir - as it did with my base install. What am I
> > missing? (Those options that allowed it I opted for the module version)
> > 3) On the same lines, the vfat module isn't being created in
> > do have the filesystem option checked in menuconfig. (Again, I selecte
> > module version for vfat).
> > (On both 2 and 3 - I checked the compile listing [which I can provide if
> > want it] and in fact vfat and cdrom aren't compiled as modules.
> You need to compile them AS modules, not included. Type <m> instead of
If you reread my question - I did select all those options as 'm' - which is
why I'm asking the question. :)
> > 4) Do I need to recompile pcmcia-cs since I recompiled my kernel? The
> > mention this - I'd like to know the reason. Also, how do I do this
> > overlaying all my existing config files for pcmcia and serial and PPP?
> > wish there was a kernel-package option for pcmcia-cs. :)
> pcmcia-cs is actually kernel modules. So if it is compiled for a specific
> kernel version. You only need to re-make them if a) you want
> less/more/different b) you get a new kernel version.
> and yes, there is a kernel-package option for pcmcia. Read the pcmcia docs
> find out more (make-kpkg modules_install will compile the pcmcia-modules).
Cool. I didn't see the make-kpkg reference for pcmcia - but I'll look again.