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SubjectRe: make menuconfig versus make xconfig, Kernel 2.4
"Joachim Backes wrote:"
> I made an update from Kernel 2.2.19 to 2.4.4, and I made
> a copy from the 2.2.19 .config file into the 2.4.4 directory.
> After that, I was wondering about the following fact:
> "make menuconfig" for kernel 2.4.4 showed (what seems to
> be correct) for ATA/IDE the same kernel configuration, as it
> was shown in 2.2.19, when using the 2.2.19 ".config".
> But: 2.4.4 "make xconfig" using the 2.2.19 .config showed
> a disabled ATA/IDE configuration.
> Only after saving the 2.4.4 configuration produced by "make menuconfig",
> then the configuration for ATA/IDE was correctly displayed by "make xconfig".

The Menuconfig behaviour is probably incorrect. CONFIG_IDE is missing.
make oldconfig
Andrzej M. Krzysztofowicz
phone (48)(58) 347 14 61
Faculty of Applied Phys. & Math., Technical University of Gdansk
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