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Re: Am I shooting for the stars asking for kernel 2.6.19 RC1 for



On Mon, 9 Oct 2006, Kwan Lowe wrote:

>
> > 1) download and untar source tree into personal (non-root) home
> > directory
> > 2) copy a recent FC config file from /boot into the top level of that
> > source tree with the name ".config"
> > 2a) [optional] "make menuconfig" to tweak config if you want
>
>
> In my experience, the stock FC config file generally won't work
> cleanly with the vanilla kernel.org sources. I've been using the FC5
> (latest kernel) then patching specific fixes from the vanilla tree.
> It works, but be prepared for some tweaking.

of course it won't work "cleanly," hence the need for

  $ yes '' | make oldconfig

to bring that FC stock config file into sync with the features of the
newer tree.

rday

p.s.  having just tech reviewed ORA's upcoming "linux kernel in a
nutshell," i'm feeling pretty cocky about this stuff.  :-)


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