Gentoo Archives: gentoo-user

From: Alan McKinnon <alan.mckinnon@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Kernel upgrade confusion
Date: Sat, 30 Dec 2017 22:02:51
Message-Id: aede5f24-9c96-a8a8-43ef-50322da599b0@gmail.com
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] Kernel upgrade confusion by Jalus Bilieyich
On 30/12/2017 20:43, Jalus Bilieyich wrote:
> Recently there was a kernel update and I don't want to reconfigure it > from scratch. In the official documentation, it told me to move the old > .config into the new kernel source tree and type > make oldconfig > > This is where I'm confused; which .config file (/proc/config.gz or > /boot/config) and where in the kernel source tree do I put this file in. >
Either. As long as the *running* kernel is the one you want to copy from, the contents are identical. You als very likely have a third copy is /usr/src/<whatever>, assuming you left the sources intact after kernel installation (the usual case) -- Alan McKinnon alan.mckinnon@×××××.com