Bug 146474 - Using "make xconfig" causes "CRYPTO" defines to vanish from .config file
Using "make xconfig" causes "CRYPTO" defines to vanish from .config file
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ernie Petrides
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2005-01-28 12:47 EST by Paul Bergman
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-06-03 20:02:59 EDT
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Description Paul Bergman 2005-01-28 12:47:20 EST
Description of problem:
Using the "make xconfig" utility to build a kernel makes "CRYPTO"
defines disapear in the .config file.
This does not happen when using "make menuconfig".

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How reproducible:
Build kernel with "make xconfig".

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Comment 1 Ernie Petrides 2005-06-03 20:02:59 EDT
Hi, Paul.

The correct build-from-source procedure is as follows:

  1) make mrproper
  2) cp configs/kernel-2.4.21-i686-smp.config .config  [or some other config]
  3) make oldconfig
  4) make dep
  5) make bzImage
  6) make modules

Using "make xconfig" is not supported.

Cheers.  -ernie

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