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Re: redhat config file for kernel-2.4.17



On Mon, 2002-01-14 at 13:31, Skylar Thompson wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 08, 2002 at 09:55:36PM -0500, Miguel Simon wrote:
> > Hi...
> > 
> > I am  new to Linux (a few days), and I can't get to boot with a new
> > compiled kernel (2.4.17).  I wonder if any one has a copy of a
> > successful config file?  I get errors with regard to the number of
> > cpu's, ext3, journaling, and others... For now I am (naively) assuming
> > that I have a problem with a combination of settings in the config
> > file.)
> 
> What kind of hardware are you running on, and what kind of options do you
> need/want?
> 
> -- 
> -- Skylar Thompson (skylar attglobal net)

You can check the kernel-source RPM for rawhide
(ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/rawhide/i386/RedHat/RPMS/) I
believe it was at the 2.4.17 level when I looked a few days ago.

It has every conceivable combination of CPU/SMP with ext3 built as a
module. You can just use the corresponding kernel RPMS "as is" or use
the source .config file (in /usr/src/linux-2.4/configs/) as a guide to
build your own.

YMMV but "it works for me" - for testing I've added
external-to-the-kernel modules (like ALSA/JFS/upped lm_sensors to 2.6.2)
using their headers (to get the modversions) without rebuilding the
kernel binary and the computer hasn't melted or exploded yet.

 







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