dumb question: tracking kernel back to sources that built it.

marty fouts mf.danger at gmail.com
Sat Jun 17 14:31:31 BST 2006

On 6/17/06, Matthew Garrett <mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 16, 2006 at 09:02:57PM -0700, marty fouts wrote:
> > I've installed the 2.6.15-23-686 kernel on a particular box. Then I've
> > grabbed the linux-source-2.6.15 kernel source tree.  The config file
> > that's installed with the 23-686 binary tries to compile some obscure
> > usb driver that won't compile, which makes me suspect it is not the
> > right config file. The config file one gets by default from the kernel
> > tree isn't for an smp, so I'm sure it's not the right config file.
> The kernel build needs awk to be gawk rather than mawk, otherwise the
> zd1211 driver build will fail.

aha! that makes a difference. thanks.

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