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From: Gabriel Rossetti <rossettigab@×××××××.net>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] no matter what kernel version I compile, It says it's 2.6.19-r4
Date: Tue, 06 Feb 2007 13:36:27
Message-Id: 45C88FAB.9090703@charter.net
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-user] no matter what kernel version I compile, It says it's 2.6.19-r4 by Alan McKinnon
1 Alan McKinnon wrote:
2 > On Tuesday 06 February 2007, Gabriel Rossetti wrote:
3 >
4 >> Gabriel Rossetti wrote:
5 >>
6 >>> Hello,
7 >>>
8 >>> I emerge a kernel, let's say gentoo-sources-2.6.19-r5, I create the
9 >>> "linux" link, then cd inside
10 >>> and compile/install it. I reboot and I get lots of errors from
11 >>> modules, I do a uname -a
12 >>> and notice that it still says 2.6.19-r4, i then check in the /boot
13 >>> directory, and the links are correct,
14 >>> then I check my grub.conf and it's correct, I then tried
15 >>> gentoo-sources-2.6.20, still the same thing.
16 >>>
17 >>> Does anyone have any ideas?
18 >>>
19 >>> Gabriel
20 >>>
21 >> There is some more info, if I do :
22 >>
23 >> grep -r 2.6.19-gentoo-r4 linux
24 >>
25 >> I get :
26 >>
27 >> linux/include/linux/autoconf.h:#define CONFIG_UNAME_RELEASE
28 >> "2.6.19-gentoo-r4"
29 >> linux/include/config/auto.conf:CONFIG_UNAME_RELEASE="2.6.19-gentoo-r4
30 >> "
31 >>
32 >> but my linux symlink is from the 2.6.20 kernel, not 2.6.19-r4.... :
33 >>
34 >> ls -la
35 >> total 3
36 >> drwxr-xr-x 4 root root 176 Feb 6 11:29 .
37 >> drwxr-xr-x 18 root root 496 Jan 31 20:42 ..
38 >> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 0 Aug 3 2006 .keep
39 >> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 19 Feb 6 11:29 linux ->
40 >> linux-2.6.20-gentoo drwxr-xr-x 20 root root 1296 Feb 6 09:44
41 >> linux-2.6.19-gentoo-r4 drwxr-xr-x 20 root root 1328 Feb 6 11:45
42 >> linux-2.6.20-gentoo
43 >>
44 >>
45 >> Thanks,
46 >> Gabriel
47 >>
48 >
49 > did you do a make menuconfig from scratch, or did you copy an
50 > old .config over from a prior release?
51 >
52 > It looks like the latter may have happened and your .config does not
53 > agree with what is actually in the source tree.
54 >
55 > Either that or you have a 2.6.19-r4 source tree thaqt is named 2.6.20
56 >
57 > alan
58 >
59 >
60 >
61 Thanks for your reply Alan,
62
63 I copied over my .config and did a "make oldconfig"
64 then I had to choose the new options.
65
66 Gabriel
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