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Re: Not configuring the kernel from scratch!

On Thu, Mar 22, 2001 at 11:27:47AM +0000, Victor wrote:
> Once I've installed a new-brand potato 2.2r2 from CDs, I'd like to rebuild 
> the 2.2.18pre21  kernel. 
> I know that I can dpkg the source kernel from my CDs and 
> then configure and compile it but you know in this case -if you use "make 
> menuconfig" - Debian proposes a very basic standard configuration which 
> doesn't 
> look the same as that installed automatically from the original CDs.
> I want to start from the configuration file (.config or 
> whatever) which has generated the image contained in the standard 
> distribution.
> Where can I get this configuration file?
> Vittorio
look for /boot/config-2.2.18pre21
copy this one to /usr/src/kernel-source-2.2.18pre21/.config (or
whereever your kernel source is)

> Name:           Alson van der Meulen      <
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What do you mean /home was on that disk? I umounted it!

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