Re: minor 2.6.11-bk6 config issue or user error

From: Gene Heskett
Date: Thu Mar 10 2005 - 12:26:17 EST

On Thursday 10 March 2005 10:38, Prakash Punnoor wrote:
>I went from bk4 to bk6. After patching i just typed make to
> recompile (as I thought this would be enough). But it errored out
> because CONFIG_BASE_SMALL wasn't defined. So I did make menuconfig
> and saved my config again and now it compiles through.
>Is it needed to run make oldconfig or make menuconfig and save
> before kernel upgrade? I thought make oldconfig is run
> automatically on make?
>Prakash Punnoor
I believe thats mistaken Prakash. One should do a make oldconfig
after applying any patch, or when moving an existing .config from an
older version's tree to the new tree you are building. Its all part
of my scripts so I don't forget.

>formerly known as Prakash K. Cheemplavam

Cheers, Gene
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