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Old 03-01-2004, 06:50 PM   #1
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change kernel configurations when use "make oldconfig"

Ok guys .I know the "make oldconfig" tool will attempt to configure my current kernel using the parameters fed from an old configuration file .config.old or .config, but if I wanted to change one or two configuration of my old kernel, can I do it , because if I used the other tools like "make xconfig" or "make menuconfig" , I don't know what the configuration or option that must I chose. I wanted to continue to use the "make oldconfig" tool but can I change one or two of my old configuration kernel. How to do it................
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When you load up make xconfig, you can load up an old .config file, and then make changes from there.
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And you can do the same thing with make menuconfig tool to .
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By default , the old .config file located on your kernel source directory .
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You can do make oldconfig, then make menuconfig or any of the graphic ones. You can also have a fully built kernel and do make menuconfig, change only a few things, and then make to recompile just those parts needed (tested on 2.6.*, not sure about 2.4, but probably).

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