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    SubjectRe: make oldfonfig broken.
    On 02/09/2014 08:14 PM, Gene Heskett wrote:
    > On Sunday 09 February 2014, Randy Dunlap wrote:
    >> On 02/09/2014 07:46 PM, Gene Heskett wrote:
    >>> On Sunday 09 February 2014, Randy Dunlap wrote:
    >>>> On 02/09/2014 07:07 PM, Ken Moffat wrote:
    >>>>> On Sun, Feb 09, 2014 at 06:05:41PM -0500, Gene Heskett wrote:
    >>>>>> On Sunday 09 February 2014, Paul Bolle wrote:
    >>>>>>> Feel free to open a new thread, with the relevant details, and
    >>>>>>> involve the relevant people and lists. I have no idea what you're
    >>>>>>> going on about and could not care less (in the context of this
    >>>>>>> thread).
    >>>>>>> Paul Bolle
    >>>>>> Been tried, got zero response. Frankly, posting just to lkml,
    >>>>>> hoping the revalent people see it, is beginning to act like posting
    >>>>>> to a black hole.
    >>>>> I saw one response to you, from Randy Dunlap, asking for more
    >>>>> information :
    >>>> wow, I don't know how I saw this message (thanks, Ken),
    >>>> but replying to this patch was NOT the right thing to do, Gene.
    >>>> Just reply to my request and I'll be glad to look into it.
    >>>>> After your posts a few days ago, I'm tempted to suggest you check
    >>>>> your spam filters, and also any mail files your virus scanner might
    >>>>> have quarantined. But it is also possible that you just haven't
    >>>>> received it - email is like that.
    >>>>> ط¤آ¸en
    >>> Spam and viri filters watched carefully. I also use mailfilter, and
    >>> watch its logs full time for FP's.
    >> Still -- this ATSC problem should not be part of a reply to the Remove
    >> DEPRECATED patch.
    > True. But I got some attention.
    >>> And I didn't reply because the question seemed way too broad, almost as
    >>> if
    >> what question seemed to broad?
    > You wanted to see "a" config, but I wanted to show the diffs. Also
    > yesterday I hadn't gone thru what I have yet to see where it falls apart.
    >>> my lament wasn't read. That and the mail server doesn't like big
    >> what mail server? yours? wdtv? certainly has no
    >> problem with them.
    > I have gotten bounced from lkml because a screen shot pix of a failed boot
    > was too big. Perhaps 18 months or so. It was big, from a 10 megapixel
    > camera.
    >>> attachments. So rather than reply to the list, I'll excise some of the
    >>> addresses that bounce from a reply_all or don't like me, and send the
    >>> .config from a 3.019 build which seems ok, but by the time that config
    >>> is run thru a make oldconfig at 3.8.2, most all the media, ATSC and
    >>> DVB stuff is gone. So I'll attach that one too. The later file grew
    >>> 22kb, but wholesale parts of the first one are missing from the 2nd.
    >> Gene, I want to make sure where you are saying the problem is.
    >> Is it going directly from 3.019 to 3.8.2, with no intervening kernel
    >> versions?
    > No, one intermediate step in this case.
    > I started with 3.0.19, which was fine, took that one to 3.2.40, and that
    > one to 3.8.2 because I don't have anything between those here. Not exactly
    > a step by step.

    and when you go from one kernel version to the next, do you use

    $ make oldconfig
    and answer all of its questions, or do you use

    $ yes '' | make oldconfig

    or some other variant? (I guess in your super build script.)

    >> I don't know what kernel version 3.019 is. Do you mean 3.0.19?
    > Yes, Joanne Dow would call that a typu for sure.
    > Thanks Randy.
    > Cheers, Gene

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