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satimis
10th May 2006, 06:09 AM
Hi folks,

FC5_64

I forgot a simple step listing the options enabled/disabled inside the kernel without actually recompiling it.

such as;
General setup --->
Loadable module support --->
Processor type and features --->
Power management options (ACPI, APM) --->
Bus options (PCI, PCMCIA, EISA, MCA, ISA) --->
Executable file formats --->
Device Drivers --->
File systems --->
Profiling support --->
Kernel hacking --->
Security options --->
Cryptographic options --->
Library routines --->

Could you please shed me some lights. TIA

B.R.
satimis

Jman
11th May 2006, 05:43 AM
The options are saved in a .config file in your build directory. You can edit them with the make config commands.

satimis
11th May 2006, 08:00 AM
Hi Jman,

Tks for your advice.

I just want to find out whether ACPI has been enabled before recompiling the kernel. Because I could not power off the PC on exiting FC5_64. "poweroff", "shutdown -h now", "init 0" did not work with monitor screen hanging on "System Halted".

B.R.
satimis

Jman
12th May 2006, 04:32 AM
I thought it was on by default on recent computers unless switched off, which would show up in /proc/cmdline as apci=off.
cat /proc/acpi/info should give you a version.

satimis
12th May 2006, 06:26 AM
Hi Jman


which would show up in /proc/cmdline as apci=off.
$ cat /proc/cmdline

ro root=LABEL=/ rhgb noapic quiet
"noapic" should be there otherwise FC5_64 is unable. Either it can be started hanging here and there at text scrolling such as;
Bring up interface ISP
etc.

OR started and the mouse pointer hung frequently.

# ls /proc | grep acpi
No output

B.R.
satimis