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Re: make-kpkg: need clues

On Thu, Oct 23, 2003 at 06:29:19PM +0200, [loonyx | rolf joho] said
> Robert William Hutton wrote:
> >
> >When you copy a config file from elsewhere, it's a good idea to do a 
> >"make oldconfig".  oldconfig asks you about any drivers/options that 
> >didn't exist in the previous version.
> >
> while i know that this is the way to go when upgrading to newer 
> kernel-versions, is also suitable for downgrading (eg. 2.4.22 to 2.4.28)?

Depends.  oldconfig just asks you questions that you haven't answered
yet.  Rhe config system will ignore answers for questions it hasn't
asked, so that won't be a problem, and oldconfig should ask any
questions that were removed from later versions.  So, uh, it should

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