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


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  • From: cslyon AT netsvcs.com (Christopher Lyon)
  • Subject: [Lcdproc] Trying to get a new 633 USB working on RH9
  • Date: Fri Jul 25 15:26:01 2003

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Goetz Bock
> [mailto:bock AT blacknet.de]
> Sent: Friday, July 25, 2003 2:41 AM
> To:
> lcdproc AT lists.omnipotent.net
> Subject: Re: [Lcdproc] Trying to get a new 633 USB working on RH9
>=20
>=20
> On Thu, Jul 24 '03 at 15:51, Christopher Lyon wrote:
> [ ... ]
> > '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

This just replaces the .config file with the .config.old. Right?

>=20
> > '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)
>=20
> > '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)
>=20
> > 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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