[techtalk] New Linux Kernel

Marisa Mack marisa at teleport.com
Fri Mar 16 12:50:24 EST 2001

the directory (/usr/src/linux) is correct, but i recommend
using make menuconfig, as it is way easier to navigate than
standard config, but does not require tk like xconfig. give
that a shot, and if it still errors out, let us know the
errors :)


On Fri, Mar 16, 2001 at 09:54:20AM -0800, puff_devil graced me with:
> I use Linux-Mandrake 7.0, which uses the 2.2.14-15
> kernel.  I have downloaded the new 2.4.2 kernel and
> decompressed it to my /usr/src/ directory, which made
> it "/usr/src/linux".  I went into this directory and
> typed in (as told in the readme file) "make config" or
> "make xconfig" (I tried this first, since I use
> xwindows).  The XConfig didn't work (putting it
> bluntly with all kinds of errors), and "make config"
> worked but when I did a "make dep" it came with all
> kinds of errors.  I am wondering if I am doing this is
> the right directory or something to that effect. 
> Thank You for your time...
> Richard Carnes


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