Bug 101073 - kernel configuration section fails to load
kernel configuration section fails to load
Product: Red Hat Linux Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: kdebase (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Ngo Than
Ben Levenson
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Blocks: CambridgeTarget
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Reported: 2003-07-28 17:45 EDT by Elton Woo
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:56 EDT (History)
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Description Elton Woo 2003-07-28 17:45:41 EDT
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Description of problem:
Kernel configuration panel fails to load with the following error 


The kernel configuration could not be read due to the following error: 

/usr/src/linux-2.4/drivers/net/wan/Config.in, line 84 "

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
kdebase-3.1.2-13, kdelibs-3.1.2-7

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Start KDE Control Center
2. Select kernel configuration section

Actual Results:  error message pops up, and further action in that
section is disabled.

Expected Results:  section should startup and request / provide root access,
then su- user can configure the kernel options,

Additional info:
Comment 1 Elton Woo 2003-07-28 17:46:30 EDT
Severn beta (RH 9.0.93)
Comment 2 Ngo Than 2003-07-30 09:31:02 EDT
Hm, it's a syntax bug in kernel config file.
With this patch, it should fix this problem. next kernel rebuild should have
this fix.

--- drivers/net/wan/Config.in.orig      2003-07-30 15:19:32.000000000 +0200
+++ drivers/net/wan/Config.in   2003-07-30 15:19:19.000000000 +0200
@@ -80,8 +80,7 @@
       if [ "$CONFIG_PCI" != "n" ]; then
        dep_tristate '    Cyclades-PC300 support (RS-232/V.35, X.21, T1/E1
        if [ "$CONFIG_PC300" != "n" ]; then
-               if ["$CONFIG_PPP" != "n" -a "$CONFIG_PPP_MULTLINK" != "n" -a
"$CONFIG_PPP_SYNCTTY" != "n" -a "$CONFIG_HDLC_PPP" = "y"];
-               then
+               if [ "$CONFIG_PPP" != "n" -a "$CONFIG_PPP_MULTLINK" != "n" -a
"$CONFIG_PPP_SYNCTTY" != "n" -a "$CONFIG_HDLC_PPP" = "y" ]; then
                        bool '      Cyclades-PC300 MLPPP support' CONFIG_PC300_MLPPP
                        comment '     Cyclades-PC300 MLPPP support is disabled.
You have to enable PPP, PPP_MULTILINK'
Comment 3 Elton Woo 2003-07-30 13:26:51 EDT
I'm no programmer, but I suspected something like that. Glad to have found this.
... one less bug for your RH guys! ;-)

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