Re: ia64 Kernel Configuration HowTo

From: Karthik Gopalakrishnan <karthik.g.krishnan_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-12-06 00:58:26
Hi Mathew.

    Oops. I didn't know that. But ignorance is no excuse.

Thanks & regards,
Karthik

On 12/5/06, Matthew Wilcox <matthew@wil.cx> wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 05, 2006 at 06:50:51PM +0530, Karthik Gopalakrishnan wrote:
> > Hi Folks.
> >
> >    When I do a 'make config' before building the Kernel, I am faced
> > with tons of options. Some I understand. Some, I have no clue to even
> > make an educated guess. Could you please point me to a document that
> > explains what each of the options there stand for.
>
> You know that you can enter '?' at the prompt and get help for each one,
> right?
>
> I'd recommend starting from something like, say, zx1_defconfig (if you
> have an HP) or sn2_defconfig (if you have an SGI), and tweak it from
> there as you need.  Just run 'make zx1_defconfig' and you'll have many
> fewer questions to answer.
>
> You can also run 'make help' and it'll tell you a lot of other things
> you can do.
>
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