Where'd my kernel config file go??

Ceri Davies setantae at submonkey.net
Wed Apr 16 04:12:35 PDT 2003

On Wed, Apr 16, 2003 at 04:33:34AM +0200, Martin Karlsson wrote:
> Hi,
> * Dragoncrest <dragoncrest at voyager.net> [2003-04-15 21.19 -0400]:
> > 	Hi all.  I was looking to try to do some configuring with wine and 
> > 	it complained about needing a special kernel config.  So of course I went 
> > up to /usr/src/sys/i386/conf and popped into GENERIC to add the line I 
> > needed.  Well, to my surprise, all I found was the generic kernel config 
> > file.  No special editing, none of the stuff I had done, just the standard, 
> > straight out of the box generic kernel config file.
> > 
> > 	What happened to the custom one I did?
> Did you update your sources? If so, my guess is that cvsup simply 
> owerwrote GENERIC. You may want to give your next kernel another 
> name.

Yes, please.

A bug report where you say you're running GENERIC, and are actually using
your own custom kernel that happens to be called GENERIC wouldn't be
particularly useful.


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