Subject: Re: SLIP or com problems (i386)
To: Glenn E Durfee <>
From: Bruce Albrecht <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/06/1996 21:10:30
Glenn E. Durfee writes:
 > The strange com problems I was experiencing went away with new kernels built
 > after a "make clean" in the kernel compile directory.
 > I guess some of my .o files were newer than some supped files, and older
 > than others, causing my newest kernels to be hosed.
 > Hmm...I guess I've learned my lesson: to "make clean" in the kernel build
 > directory as the first step in troubleshooting weird kernel problems...

Yes, it looks as though my PPP and serial port problems (Amiga) went
away after I rebuilt the kernel from scratch, too.  Perhaps the
message about doing a make depend should be updated to add "remember
to do a make clean if you've changed any options."