Re: 2.5.70 hangs on boot

From: OverrideX (
Date: Sat Jun 14 2003 - 03:57:30 EST

On Fri, 2003-06-13 at 17:49, Dave Jones wrote:
> Ugh, what a mess. Take a look at
> You'll notice that your .config doesn't contain most of those in the
> 'gotchas' section that it suggests you make sure you have.
> The root cause of this is that you have CONFIG_INPUT=m.
> CONFIG_VT only shows up if you have CONFIG_INPUT=y.
> With it set to =m a whole bunch of options never ever show up in the
> configuration.
> 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 ?
> Dave

Yep, this was the problem thanks for the heads up -Dan

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