Re: 2.4.21-rc7 SMP module unresolved symbols

From: Samuel Flory (
Date: Wed Jun 04 2003 - 14:36:24 EST

Dan Christian wrote:

>"make mrproper" fixes it.
>For the record, I think this stinks!
>"make mrproper" should be an expert only utility because it does blow
>away valuable configuration information (a painfull lesson that can
>only be learned "the hard way", since the README neglicts to mention
>this). For that matter, the README makes it look like creating a
>config from scratch (all 1500+ options) is no big deal!

  Most developers have a std config file that they simply copy over, and
run "make oldconfig". This is why menuconfig, and xconfig get broken
every few patches.

There is no such thing as obsolete hardware.
Merely hardware that other people don't want.
(The Second Rule of Hardware Acquisition)
Sam Flory  <>

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