On Thursday 12 August 2004 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
In linux-2.6.7, at least (and I assume for ever)
"# extracts .config info from a [b]zImage file
# uses: binoffset (new), dd, zcat, strings, grep
# $arg1 is [b]zImage filename"
I think this script is run if you say "make oldconfig".
I always say "make oldconfig xconfig"
though I'm not sure why.
I don't think it can do any harm, and it may do some good.
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