Re: 2.5.70 hangs on boot

From: Dave Jones (
Date: Fri Jun 13 2003 - 17:19:22 EST

On Sat, Jun 14, 2003 at 12:12:09AM +0200, Vojtech Pavlik wrote:

> > This really wants fixing badly. The source of this problem seems to be
> > people taking 2.4 configs (where CONFIG_INPUT=m was fine), and it all
> > going pear-shaped when people make oldconfig. I'm aware of the problems
> > that oldconfig can't override variables set in .config, so how about
> > just renaming CONFIG_INPUT to something else ?
> I'm considering CONFIG_INPUT_ADVANCED, which would default to 'n', like
> with the font and parition config and if set to 'n', all the modules
> needed for 2.4 functional compatibility would be automatically built in.
> What do you think?

I don't see how this helps the situation. CONFIG_INPUT=m from a 2.4
config will still make CONFIG_VT not show up in the 2.5 config.


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