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Old 04-28-2005, 10:38 AM   #1
ab_s0248
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No networking options in kernel configuration


Hi
i want to compile a new kernel on my fedora core 3 and change some configuration setting in NETWORKING OPTIONS.i download kernel-source (kernel-2.6.11-1.14) from kernel.org and extract it to /usr/src/ . i create a directory named "linux" in /usr/src/ (that is a soft link to my unziped kernel source).i run "make mrproper , make clean and then make menuconfig.but when the LINUX KERNEL CONFIGURATION appear , "Networking Options" not listed.i try other kernel source like 2.6.10 and 2.6.11.X but the result was same.my current kernel ver is 2.6.11.1 and running FC3.i also view my .config file in /usr/src/linux and open it with vi editor and i find "Networking options" on that .config file.
can u help me .
 
Old 04-28-2005, 03:18 PM   #2
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You are going about this a little wrong.The kernel source should be unziped and a new file will be created like kernel-2.6.10 then you remove the simlink;
Code:
cd /usr/src
rm linux(if there is one there)
ln -s kernel-2.6.10 linux
cd linux
make menuconfig
I never run make mrproper or make clean but then again I don't do fedora
after menuconfig when you are happy save then
Code:
make && make modules_install
make install
or you can copy it manually.
 
  


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