Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 3717
custom kernel rebuild make xconfig error
Last modified: 2008-08-01 12:22:51 EDT
While building a custom kernel using 2.2.5-22 i used the
In xconfig i noticed that when i save the configuration
with either the <store configuration> or <save and exit>
buttons i received the following message in the xterm
ERROR - Attempting to write value for unconfigured variable
After experimentation found that this error can be
replicated by doing only the following
<console drivers> 'do not change anything!
<store configuration> or <save and exit>
Do not know if this is related, but have been unable to gen
a custom kernel with 2.2.5-22 if anything is changed with
xconfig. All attempts so far result in hang on reboot at
module dependencies, or depmod -a 2.2.5-22 with unresolved
dependencies. And yes, before you ask, i
deleted /lib/modules/2.2.5-22 before i did make
I would recommend "make menuconfig" instead. "make xconfig is hardly
maintained these days...
"make xconfig is hardly maintained these days...
If this is true remove xconfig from the distribution, as it is the
one most people will attempt to use due to the gui interface. Leaving
a guaranteed failure in an important aspect to your product is
ensuring the failure of the adoption of that product.
To get rid of the hang on depmod, upgrade to the latest
initscripts from Raw Hide - there's a very silly bug in it.