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110couple of kernels you don't even remember that it was difficult ;) 110couple of kernels you don't even remember that it was difficult ;)
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114However, one thing <e>is</e> true: you must know your system when you start 114However, one thing <e>is</e> true: you must know your system when you start
115configuring a kernel manually. Most information can be gathered by viewing the 115configuring a kernel manually. Most information can be gathered by emerging
116contents of <path>/proc/pci</path> (or by using <c>lspci</c> if available). You 116pciutils (<c>emerge pciutils</c>) which contains <c>lscpi</c>. You will now
117be able to use <c>lspci</c> within the chrooted environment. You may safely
118ignore any <e>pcilib</e> warnings (like pcilib: cannot open
119/sys/bus/pci/devices) that <c>lspci</c> throws out. Alternatively, you can run
120<c>lscpi</c> from a <e>non-chrooted</e> environment. The results are the same.
117can also run <c>lsmod</c> to see what kernel modules the Installation CD uses (it might 121You can also run <c>lsmod</c> to see what kernel modules the Installation CD
118provide you with a nice hint on what to enable). 122uses (it might provide you with a nice hint on what to enable).
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122Now go to your kernel source directory and execute <c>make menuconfig</c>. This 126Now go to your kernel source directory and execute <c>make menuconfig</c>. This
123will fire up an ncurses-based configuration menu. 127will fire up an ncurses-based configuration menu.

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