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Date:      Fri, 5 Jan 1996 17:50:06 -0800 (PST)
From:      Doug White <>
To:        Kendall Koning <>
Subject:   Re: Kernel Compiling in 2.1.0-RELEASE
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <Pine.SOL.3.91.960105190753.28923A@freenet>

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On Fri, 5 Jan 1996, Kendall Koning wrote:

> I am experiencing problems compiling the Kernel.
> I follow the directions outlines in the FAQ, but the
> config MYKERNEL
> line is confusing...
> does it mean to actually type
> config MYKERNEL?
> because I tried that, and it didn't work.
> Meanwhile, I can't run X, because I have a PS/2 style mouse
> (requires kernel recompile)

Substitute whatever you called your kernel configuration file (in my case 
GDI) for MYKERNEL.  So if you called your config file BLAH, then you 
would type

config BLAH

> I'm probably doing something really stupid, but any sugesstions would be 
> appriciated...  (This is my first ever experience with UNIX besides the 
> InterNET.)

Did you even generate a new kernel config file?  Ie copy GENERIC and edit it?

Doug White                              | University of Oregon  
Internet: | Residence Networking Assistant    | Computer Science Major

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