Re: CML2 funkiness

From: Andrew Rodland (
Date: Wed Jan 02 2002 - 21:05:44 EST

That reminds me, I use vesafb, and I get a just plain black
 screen on boot, if I use CML2 to configure the kernel. I'd
 assume it's just because there are one or two FB-related
 symbols that seem to be getting dropped.

On 02 Jan 2002 17:42:47 -0800
 Miles Lane <> wrote:
> I am seeing other problems. Using CML2 with a
> 2.4.18-pre1
> tree, I was unable to create a kernel that would boot.
> It kept crashing with messages stating that the rivafb
> driver
> did not support 8-bit color depth. I tried tweaking my
> configuration for a while, but finally reverted to CML2
> and was then able to get a working kernel. I'll
> investigate
> further and send along a diff of the working and broken
> configuration files.
> Another thing I notice is that when I create a
> configuration
> using CML2, then switch to CML1 and run "make oldconfig"
> using the same kernel tree, it appears there are
> configuration
> options that never got set in the CML2 .config file.
> I suppose this may simply be due to CML2 writing out the
> options in a different order.
> Miles

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