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Old 03-21-2003, 06:32 PM   #1
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Any way to reconfigure a exixting kernel?

I got debian installed but I forgot to select the "ACPI" and the "SCSI" options when checking the options for the kernel. Any way to add these to the kernel without a reinstall? I don't want to upgrade the kernel, just want to enable some existing features in it. Do I have to do a full kernel re-compile in order to accomplish this? If so, what directions should I follow?

Old 03-21-2003, 07:06 PM   #2
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You will need to recompile the kernel again. I would just follow Linus's exellent directions in the README file included with the kernel source. If you have already recompiled your kernel you can use the same source and use "make oldconfig" which will remember what you selected before and keep them as defaults.


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