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Re: 2.4.18 to 2.4.19/20 locks up



This one time, at band camp, Shawn Lamson said:
> On Mon, 16 Dec 2002 14:16:57 -0600 Charles Lewis
> <lewisc@delta.swau.edu> wrote:
> 
> > When 2.4.19 came out I tried to upgrade my kernel, but my system
> > locked up (hard). So I went back to 2.4.18 thinking I'll just wait
> > till 2.4.20.  But 2.4.20 locks up as well. Basically, I'm just
> > copying the .config file to the 2.4.20 source directory and
> > make-kpkg buildpackage and make-kpkg modules_image. Where would you
> > guys start troubleshooting this type of thing?
> 
> I am no kernel hacker but I have found that using the same config file
> does not always work from kernel to kernel (actually I have never had
> it work)... try the long route :(
> 
> Shawn

Make sure you run 'make oldconfig' after you copy the .config over -
this generates the new .config and asks you about any options that are
different between kernel versions.

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