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RE: [Xen-devel] [PATCHl] [linux-2.6.27-xen.hg] default config shouldenable needed xen config parameters

> >>> Dan Magenheimer <dan.magenheimer@xxxxxxxxxx> 24.12.08 17:20 >>>
> >There's probably a better way to do this but the attached one-line
> >change works.
> I fail to see how this can work, or why it's needed. All the 
> pv-ops stuff is
> useless in the Xen-ified kernels, and hence the config option 
> shouldn't
> even be presented if XEN is enabled.

Indeed it does not... or rather just seemed to work once.
I'm afraid my knowledge of kernel configuration is poor
(and/or dated).

> >My goal is to be able to do:
> >
> >yes "" | make config CONFIGMODE=oldconfig
> >make
> >
> >on a freshly cloned tree.  (I know this isn't recommended
> >but it saves blindly hitting enter a million times, which
> >is what I otherwise do anyway :-)
> Perhaps the Xen configs we use should simply also be added? 
> Unfortunately
> these are no longer part of kernel-source-*.<arch>.rpm, so they'd need
> to be grabbed out of the binary RPMs (which certainly makes 
> updating that
> tree more cumbersome).
> Jan

> We'd be better to just supply a sensible defconfig than hack 
> the Kconfigs to
> allow the above to work, wouldn't we?
>  -- Keir

Agreed.  Unless someone (who knows what they're doing :-) beats
me to it, I'll take a look after getting unburied from the
holiday break.


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