The only answer to this is _maybe_. It's never guaranteed to work,
but it might.
It's most likely that if it's going to fail it will give you errors
during the compile/build stage - I've never had problems with a kernel
that built okay but had spurious errors or anything like that. So it
might be worth a try for you.
Of course, YMMV and usual caveats / disclaimers apply :)
>On Thu, 2004-08-12 at 03:47, Stephen Brooks wrote:
>>>>On Thu, 2004-08-12 at 11:39, Dermot Daly wrote:
>>>>>>>Isn't there a "make oldconfig" option? I thought there was. This
>>>builds a .config file from your current kernel
>>>>>>>> That relies on there being a .config or .config.old present from the
>>previous kernel build and then attempts to merge in the old settings
>>where applicable to make a new .config file.
>>>>>>does this work ok, say, when the config file is from a 2.4 kernel and
>you are about to compile a 2.6?
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