[SOLVED] Patching kernel source, cannot find in make menuconfig (unionfs)
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Hi, It's possible your kernel already has the configuration applied, but maybe not selected.
Yes, I agree, make oldconfig should have offered the corrections, but if they are in there already, then you may need to carefully, go through the config.
Keep trying, there may be a package that needs updating, as well.
Thanks for the reply. The kernel I am using is a vanilla kernel, and unionFS definitely isn't part of the standard kernel yet. I did a search through the .config file but the CONFIG_UNION_FS is not found in there.. I think I am doing something wrong. Perhaps its because my kernel has r6 after the kernel version, maybe it is incompatible?
It is vanilla, about 50Mb's and will contain the unionfs, (I've seen it mentioned in 2.6.3xxx)
But you're probably better to wait till your repo comes up with a version that fits.
The problem with most distros now, is they don't keep track of source installs.
That can cause problems later.
Thanks, however unfortunately unionfs is not included with any standard Linux kernel yet, even the latest. The only way to use unionfs is to patch your existing kernel, or download an already patched one. :/