Re: Recompiled kernel, lost networking and X won't start
From: Jason (jdoe_at_fake.com)
Date: Sun, 03 Aug 2003 02:45:23 +0000
On Sun, 03 Aug 2003 10:37:00 +0200, news.t-online.de wrote:
> If ifconfig shows all fine, then ping must work. I think you have
> specified more than one network card in the network card support..Please
> recheck it. Also regarding X. you must recompile the graphic drivers after
> reinstall of kernel. The directions are given in the gentoo install
> Hope it helps...
> "Jeroen Geilman" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>> Jason wrote:
>> That's hard to believe...
>> > Anyone have any ideas as to why it's doing this?
>> Assuming that recompiling the kernel is *all* you changed between reboots:
>> Did you save both the kernel .config files ?
>> do a diff on them and see what exactly changed between these kernels..
>> Also, APM ? What for ? It is usually more a pain than anything else...
>> Did you have ACPI enabled first? Are you *sure* only one of them is built
>> in? It specifically tells you only to use ONE of these power management
>> options...you can build both as modules, but don't build both into the
>> kernel !
>> If you want framebuffer support you need to set a few options right, not
>> just one.. grep the kernel .config files for the differences and see if
>> you've missed an option (alas, the kernel config utils still do not do
>> dependencies for you!)
>> Jeroen Geilman
>> On KNode, thankfully...
Thanks, the problem was with the power management stuff though. I took it
out and now everything works great; I'll play with it at a later date to
see if I can get it to work, and from now on I'm backing up all my
bzImages and configs!