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Old 04-22-2004, 11:03 AM   #1
bong.mau
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hardware configuration


Hello folks,

i'm currently learning kernel configuration.
running make menuconfig,i see parameter that obviously do not apply to
my environment and i think and hope,also in the future never apply.

looking at the dmesg i find messages about APIC disabled by bios and renabled by linux.
so i disable local apic in the kernel configuration...

now the question....

is there a tool that automatically sense the hardware installed on the machine,and generates an output campatible with menuconfig of .config file?

or commands useful to determine the characteristics asked by menuconfig ?

thanks in advance to anyone

Maurizio
 
  


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