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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 17:18:01 2003

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Goetz Bock
> [mailto:bock AT blacknet.de]
> Sent: Friday, July 25, 2003 9:46 AM
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> Subject: Re: [Lcdproc] Trying to get a new 633 USB working on RH9
>=20
> > > > '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?
> no, it reruns make config using the existing .config file (at last
> that's what i think it does)

I think we are both wrong.

http://opensource.cis.ohio-state.edu/lectures/kernel/node11.html

http://videl.ics.hawaii.edu/pipermail/luau/2003-June/013518.html


According to this and other links out there, if you upgrade the kernel
the 'make oldconfig' checks your old .config file and will ask you how
you want to configure the new optiosn in this kernel.=20


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