> Known gotchas.
> Certain known bugs are being reported over and over. Here are the
> - Blank screen after decompressing kernel?
> Make sure your .config has
> CONFIG_INPUT=y, CONFIG_VT=y, CONFIG_VGA_CONSOLE=y and CONFIG_VT_CONSOLE=y
> 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.
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