Re: bug alpha configure linux-2.6.0-test1

From: Adrian Bunk (
Date: Sun Jul 20 2003 - 17:15:47 EST

On Sun, Jul 20, 2003 at 10:07:34AM +0800, Eugene Teo wrote:
> Perhaps you might want to first copy your dotconfig
> to /path/to/linux-version/ then run make menuconfig,
> then save it, then compile it.
> > boolean symbol BINFMT_ZFLAT tested for 'm'? test forced to 'n'
> This means that it is a new boolean symbol that your
> config don't have.

Nope, there is a bug (a Kconfig rule tried to assign m to a boolean
symbol). Matthew Wilcox already posted a fix.

> > arch/alpha/defconfig:244: trying to assign nonexistent symbol SCSI_NCR53C8XX
> I believe this is a symbol that exists in your config
> but the kernel doesn't have this in the menu anymore.

It exists in _defconfig_.

defconfig in the kernel sources should be updated. Besides the warning
this issue is harmless.

> Eugene



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