Change kernel configuration?

Jean-Michel Bouffard jean-michel.bouffard at
Tue Feb 5 16:32:23 CET 2008

Michael 'Mickey' Lauer wrote:
>> So how can I make any changes into the kernel config and then built a
>> new kernel image?
> bitbake -c devshell virtual/kernel
> This opens a terminal window inside an OE build process with all important 
> variables setup.
> Now you can "make menuconfig" and edit as wanted.
> Then you can just "make".

It seems nothing is going as I want...
I can get into configuration menu but the only option that I wanted to
enable cannot be selected: DEBUG_FS (Kernel hacking -> Debug
Filesystem). There is "---" beside it so I cannot add it to the

I don't understand because if I use a regular console and use "make
ARCH=arm menuconfig" then I can see the option.

Any ideas?

Jean-Michel Bouffard

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