Re: 2.1 Newbie boot bummer (SOLVED)

linux kernel account (
Fri, 20 Jun 1997 19:22:21 -0400 (EDT)

On Thu, 19 Jun 1997, Jonathan Corbet wrote:

> In case anybody might wonder what would lead me to leave out virtual
> terminals, I can only say in my defense that, while "make xconfig" is nice
> and flashy, it does make it easy to blow past configuration parameters that
> weren't there before, and the default on these was "no". Next time I'll be
> more attentive.
If you dont "make mrproper" after a patch any new options will be
defaulted to "no" which can sometimes cause problems.. Make mrproper does
nuke your config but it's best to do it with a new kernel anyways so you
can see any new options that you might want..