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[Lcdproc] Trying to get a new 633 USB working on RH9

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  • From: bock AT (Goetz Bock)
  • Subject: [Lcdproc] Trying to get a new 633 USB working on RH9
  • Date: Fri Jul 25 09:41:02 2003

On Thu, Jul 24 '03 at 15:51, Christopher Lyon wrote:
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> 'make menuconfig' - just open and save. Unless you want to get tricky
> and make some mods.
use 'make oldconfig' if you don't want to change anything

> 'make dep' - setups up the dependancies
> 'make -j2 bzImage' - that creates the image for grub loader (NOTE LILO
> is a different command)
the command for lilo is the same, actuallt it is independend of the used
bootloader. It just created the kernel binary (, as a Big Zipped Image)

> 'make modules' - makes the module files
> 'make modules_install' - installs the modules files
> 'make install' - installs the new kernel
> 4. Check your /boot/grub/grub.conf file to make sure the kernel and
> settings are in there. You should see a kernel-2.4.20-18.9.custom in
> there.
Here you would have to make sure that /etc/lilo.conf is correct (e.g.
includes the new kernel), and run lilo afterwards (as root)

> Notes just as an FYI:
> make mrproper - cleans everything even the .config
> make clean - just cleans the object and other complied files
If you just add or remove options, or change a driver, a make clean
should be sufficient.
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