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Old 10-29-2009, 03:38 AM
 
Default kernel panic -- finding proper config diff

On Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 09:10:33AM +0000, Neil Bothwick wrote

> That's a correct assumption. The assumption about which options you don't
> need may not have been so correct. It's safer to start with a bloated but
> working kernel and whittle it down gradually.

And keep backup copies of each working .config file as you go merrily
whittling away, so you can fall back to something other than back to
square 1.

--
Walter Dnes <waltdnes@waltdnes.org>
 
Old 10-29-2009, 04:42 AM
Maxim Wexler
 
Default kernel panic -- finding proper config diff

On 10/26/09, Neil Bothwick <neil@digimed.co.uk> wrote:
> On Sun, 25 Oct 2009 22:52:26 -0600, Maxim Wexler wrote:
>
>> > Could be over-zealous whittling. Why not use the Live DVD .config
>> > unchanged?
>>

OK, done. Crashed. Almost identical to the first post in this thread.
 
Old 10-29-2009, 04:45 AM
Maxim Wexler
 
Default kernel panic -- finding proper config diff

>
> And keep backup copies of each working .config file as you go merrily
> whittling away, so you can fall back to something other than back to
> square 1.
>

I keep all my spares in /boot/safe.

mw
 

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