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Re: Updating to new kernel from 2.4.18-bf2.4

On Wed, 11 Jun 2003 08:46:38 -0400
Hubert Chan <hubert@uhoreg.ca> wrote:

> The config for your currently installed kernels can be found in
> /boot/config-*.  Copy that into your kernel tree as .config, and that
> should give you reasonable defaults for everything.  Then make a "make
> oldconfig" to be prompted for any new config options that were not
> present in the old kernel (mostly new hardware support).  Then do a
> "make menuconfig" or "make xconfig" to tweak the options that you know
> need changing.

To add a little, when you do "make oldconfig" and you're asked about new
kernel options, answer all the questions "no" unless you are familiar with
the new features.

This will give you a working config with the least trouble.


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