r1117 - trunk

bdubbs at linuxfromscratch.org bdubbs at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Mar 18 14:04:14 PDT 2010


Author: bdubbs
Date: 2010-03-18 15:04:14 -0600 (Thu, 18 Mar 2010)
New Revision: 1117

Modified:
   trunk/kernel-configuration.txt
Log:
Add discusssion of some additional make options to
 kernel-configuration hint.

Modified: trunk/kernel-configuration.txt
===================================================================
--- trunk/kernel-configuration.txt	2010-03-08 16:45:47 UTC (rev 1116)
+++ trunk/kernel-configuration.txt	2010-03-18 21:04:14 UTC (rev 1117)
@@ -15,6 +15,7 @@
     This hint is provided to help users decide how to configure their kernel.
 
 REFERENCES:  In the kernel tarball:
+             README
              Documentation/kbuild/kconfig.txt 
              Documentation/cdrom/
              Documentation/devices.txt
@@ -113,6 +114,19 @@
         yes "" | make oldconfig > conf.new
         grep "(NEW)" conf.new
 
+    d.  make defconfig
+
+    Use the default symbol values from either arch/$ARCH/defconfig
+    or arch/$ARCH/configs/${PLATFORM}_defconfig, depending on the architecture.
+
+    For most LFS systems, $ARCH will be x86  and  ${PLATFORM} will be i386 or 
+    x86_64.  These values are derived from the uname utility.
+
+    e.  make help
+
+    A list of configuration targets and other utilities.
+
+
 2.  About modules
 
     Most commercial distributions build as many options as possible as modules.  This
@@ -235,5 +249,7 @@
       Initial Release
    [2009-05-29]
       Fix Typos.  Add pointer to /etc/sysconfig/modules.  Thanks to Trent Shea.
+   [2010-03-18]
+      Add discusssion of some additional make options.
 
 




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