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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 4/7] README update from the stone age
    On Tue, 20 Sep 2005, Paolo 'Blaisorblade' Giarrusso wrote:

    > We have no options which the user can set in the Makefile. Only the
    > EXTRAVERSION, which is also useful in place of the "backup modules"
    > suggestion.
    >
    > Hey! Can anybody tell me when we last had configuration options in the top
    > Makefile? Please?
    >
    > Signed-off-by: Paolo 'Blaisorblade' Giarrusso <blaisorblade@yahoo.it>
    > ---
    >
    > README | 9 ++++++---
    > 1 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
    >
    > diff --git a/README b/README
    > --- a/README
    > +++ b/README
    > @@ -149,6 +149,9 @@ CONFIGURING the kernel:
    > "make gconfig" X windows (Gtk) based configuration tool.
    > "make oldconfig" Default all questions based on the contents of
    > your existing ./.config file.
    > + "make silentoldconfig"
    > + Like above, but avoids cluttering the screen
    > + with question already answered.
    questions

    >
    > NOTES on "make config":
    > - having unnecessary drivers will make the kernel bigger, and can
    > @@ -169,9 +172,6 @@ CONFIGURING the kernel:
    > should probably answer 'n' to the questions for
    > "development", "experimental", or "debugging" features.
    >
    > - - Check the top Makefile for further site-dependent configuration
    > - (default SVGA mode etc).
    > -
    > COMPILING the kernel:
    >
    > - Make sure you have gcc 2.95.3 available.
    > @@ -199,6 +199,9 @@ COMPILING the kernel:
    > are installing a new kernel with the same version number as your
    > working kernel, make a backup of your modules directory before you
    > do a "make modules_install".
    > + In alternative, before compiling, edit your Makefile and change the
    Alternatively,

    > + "EXTRAVERSION" line - its content is appended to the regular kernel
    > + version.
    Or consider using CONFIG_LOCALVERSION, which can be set by
    using the "make *config" tools in the "General Setup" menu.

    >
    > - In order to boot your new kernel, you'll need to copy the kernel
    > image (e.g. .../linux/arch/i386/boot/bzImage after compilation)

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    ~Randy
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