Re: FYI, ZX1 config problem in 2.4.23/2.4.24

From: Matthew Wilcox <>
Date: 2004-01-07 23:13:47
On Tue, Jan 06, 2004 at 05:32:22PM -0700, Bjorn Helgaas wrote:
> When I changed the "HP-zx1" kernel config choice to just "HP",
> I seem to have exposed an oddity in the way menuconfig works.
> The menu contains this:
>         "generic                CONFIG_IA64_GENERIC             \
>          DIG-compliant          CONFIG_IA64_DIG                 \
>          HP-simulator           CONFIG_IA64_HP_SIM              \
>          HP                     CONFIG_IA64_HP_ZX1              \
>          SGI-SN2                CONFIG_IA64_SGI_SN2" generic
> and apparently when the user selects "HP", menuconfig turns on
> the *simulator* symbol (CONFIG_IA64_HP_SIM) instead of the HP_ZX1
> symbol.  I think this looks like a menuconfig bug, but the easiest
> way around it is probably to use a patch like this:

I think another way to do it would be to move HP_ZX1 above HP_SIM.
But aesthetically, we should probably put the simulator option down at
the bottom anyway.

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