Re: 2.5 'what to expect'

Tom Rini (
Fri, 11 Jul 2003 09:23:45 -0700

On Fri, Jul 11, 2003 at 03:02:19PM +0100, Dave Jones wrote:

> Known gotchas.
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> Certain known bugs are being reported over and over. Here are the
> workarounds.
> - Blank screen after decompressing kernel?
> Make sure your .config has
> A lot of people have discovered that taking their .config from 2.4 and
> running make oldconfig to pick up new options leads to problems, notably
> with CONFIG_VT not being set.

/boot/config-$(uname -r) will be looked at before arch/$(ARCH)/defconfig
potentially leading to some of the above (i.e. CONFIG_FB=y
CONFIG_FB_CONSOLE (or so) unset) if you don't look at every menu /
submenu in menuconfig / xconfig, and even more awkward results if cross
compiling for another arch.

Tom Rini
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