[lkml]   [2007]   [Jul]   [13]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: 2.6.22-rc6-mm1
On 6/28/07, Andrew Morton <> wrote:
> - NOTE (an uppercase one, indeed): there are a lot of menuconfig changes in
> here which break `make oldconfig' badly. If you grab an old .config and run
> `make oldconfig', your kernel probably won't work. I lost useful things
> like CONFIG_BLK_DEV and the whole SCSI system, because they were added after
> I generated my .config.
> So save yourself some hassle and check your .config carefully before
> building this kernel. Make sure that everything you need is still enabled.
> I found that manually adding "CONFIG_BLK_DEV=y" to the .config before
> running oldconfig saved a large number of config items from getting lost.

On the one ppc64 machine I have to test on for memoryless nodes, I
found I had to add back in CONFIG_BLK_DEV=y and
CONFIG_SCSI_LOWLEVEL=y. Just for reference as other folks pull out
their hair.

> Those menuconfig changes have been a huge pain.


To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2007-07-14 03:01    [W:0.364 / U:0.120 seconds]
©2003-2018 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site