Re: Updating to new kernel from 2.4.18-bf2.4
On Wed, 11 Jun 2003 08:46:38 -0400
Hubert Chan <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.