[SATLUG] Stupid Question o' The Day...
Joshua Davis, KD5LSX
kd5lsx at earthlink.net
Sun Aug 4 20:33:01 CDT 2002
> [moves files around, but the damage is already done]
> Running a make clean before the make bzImage produces a default kernel as
> specified by whatever the default configuration was for whatever machine
> was used to generate the default install.
> Since you'd already done a make dep then the dependencies were set to the
> choices you made during menuconfig rather than to a default
> install before
> you did a make clean and blew away all your configuration changes
> and that
> won't work.
> Try leaving out the make clean and see if it works. I'd also recommend
> you do a make modules and make modules_install before you reboot.
I always do [the modules]. To simplify it: I `make menuconfig' and `make dep
clean bzImage modules modules_install'. It sounds like I should do `make dep
bzImage modules modules_install' and copy the files?
> and several other mysteries are conveniently hidden in the kernel HOWTO -
> it's long and tedious to read, but like the Bat Book is to sendmail, it's
> The Friendly Manual.
I have it printed and bound and keep it in my laptop bag. :)
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