please keep fedora kernel cc'd, there are better people who can answer
this than me.
On Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 11:19:26AM +0800, GaoYi wrote:
> Hi Don,
> Thanks very much for your prompt reply. I've tried your method to
> modified the config-generic in the extracted path: /root/rpmbuild/SOURCES/.
> I am using the kernel-18.104.22.168-85.fc13.src.rpm. There seems to be a
> nonint_config patch: linux-2.6-build-nonintconfig.patch.
yes, but there is no need to touch that.
> I wonder which config file will be exactly used when performing 'make
> noint_oldconfig'. It may be generated by copying from the other file in
> building process. If so, which is the orginal one?
what are you trying to do? Josh already correctly suggested to add whatever
config options you need into config-local.
There is no one config file, it is a combination of config files merged
together. And 'make noint_oldconfig' does not create the config file,
just executes on .config.
Hope that helps.
cc'ing fedora in case this helps others.
On Mon, Jan 09, 2012 at 07:51:43PM +0800, GaoYi wrote:
> Hi Don,
> I 've encounter the same error as your previous message:
> I would like to know make non_oldconfig will use which config file when
> build the kernel RPM package. And can you provide more details about how
> you finally fix this problme?
I assume you added a custom patch to your rpm package. This patch
probably required an option. The fedora tree was designed to fail if an
option is not defaulted to on/off. So you have to tell the build how you
want to set the option.
In order to do that, you might need to understand how the config stuff
gets merged. It starts with config-generic and gets various arch and
kernel variant configs applied on top (overriding what was underneath).
The easiest thing for you to do is to take the config option that is spit
out as an error (CONFIG_TIPC_UNICLUSTER_FRIENDLY and others in your link
above), and add it to the bottom of config-generic with either a y/n/m
# CONFIG_TIPC_UNICLUSTER_FRIENDLY is not set
That should solve your 'make non_oldconfig' problem.
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In the last couple of days we managed to more-or-less crash every single
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I assume that this bug is rather alarming (hence this message).
How can I help debug this issue?