Re: Compiling RHEL WS Kernels

From: Arjan van de Ven
Date: Sun Nov 14 2004 - 01:52:29 EST

On Sat, 2004-11-13 at 22:23 -0800, Paul G. Allen wrote:
> I recently installed RHEL WS Update 3 (kernel 2.4.21-20) on my laptop.
> Out of the box it does not recognize any USB devices, my Synaptics
> touchpad, my PCMCIA Wireless (NetGear WAG511G) or the proper
> resolution on my LCD. (NOTE: RH 9 worked perfectly OOTB on this same
> machine. So far I'm not at all impressed with RHEL WS - any more than
> I was with RH 7.0.)

you might want to install the kernel-unsupported rpm

> I tried to build a new 2.4.21 kernel based upon a configuration from a
> non-RH kernel (2.4.24) that worked on this machine. Not a single
> module will compile correctly. I had to remove all modules and compile

did you start with mrproper ?

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