[blfs-support] more on trying to get the drm nouveau kernel module loaded

Matt Burgess matthew at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Jul 18 11:54:54 PDT 2012


On Wed, 2012-07-18 at 20:24 +0200, Armin K. wrote:
> On 07/18/2012 07:53 PM, John Burrell wrote:
> >
> >
> >> Are CONFIG_DELL_LAPTOP and CONFIG_DELL_WMI set as Y or M in your kernel
> >> config?
> >
> > CONFIG_DELL_WMI is set as a module. I don't see CONFIG_DELL_LAPTOP
> 
> In 3.4 kernel, it is located under "x86 specific drivers" or whatever. 
> It is marked as "DELL Laptop Extras" I think. Second option with name 
> beginning with DELL before DELL WMI. It's help says that it handles 
> rfkill and brightness, so if you can get that one, maybe it could help.

And just as a point of reference, necause I have nothing else of value
to add to the actual topic at hand:

When in 'make menuconfig' in the kernel source, you can type '/' to do a
search and it will tell you where in the hierarchy any matching CONFIG_*
elements are to be found.

Regards,

Matt.




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