setting altivec in .config?

Ethan Benson erbenson at
Sun Nov 23 14:05:15 EST 2003

On Sat, Nov 22, 2003 at 09:51:15PM -0500, Stefan Jeglinski wrote:
> I wrote:
> >I've noticed in the last couple benh kernels that I cannot set
> >altivec to yes or no in the config using xconfig or menuconfig, and
> >that there is no mention of it in the .config file. Also when exiting
> >xconfig, an error is thrown trying to write CONFIG_ALTIVEC. It's all
> >consistent, but what's going on - should it be this way or am I
> >missing the obvious? I can compile, but when I'm building mol it
> >detects the kernel as noav, which feeds my suspicions.
> >
> >I'm currently on 2.4.23-pre5-ben0, old world, with a G4/800 Sonnet
> >upgrade card.
> Several things:
> a) is not a good mirror.

why not?  other then the patch files on penguinppc is the
cononical home for benh's rsync tree.  its not a mirror at all, benh
pushes directly to penguinppc.

Ethan Benson

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