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4.1. General Configuration

There isn't much to do that is specific to the TravelMate TM 4000M here. Most of the required information has already been given above. Here are some excerpts of a configuration script created by running 'make config' on my machine (kernel version 1.2.8). Of course, this is just an example. Depending on which devices and features you will be using, your own configuration will vary.

* General setup
Kernel math emulation (CONFIG_MATH_EMULATION) [n] n
Normal floppy disk support (CONFIG_BLK_DEV_FD) [y] y
Normal (MFM/RLL) disk and IDE disk/cdrom support (CONFIG_ST506) [y] y
* Please see drivers/block/README.ide for help/info on IDE drives
   Use old disk-only driver for primary i/f (CONFIG_BLK_DEV_HD) [n] n
   Use new IDE driver for primary/secondary i/f (CONFIG_BLK_DEV_IDE) [y] y
   Include support for IDE/ATAPI CDROMs (CONFIG_BLK_DEV_IDECD) [n] n
XT harddisk support (CONFIG_BLK_DEV_XD) [n] n


* SCSI support
SCSI support? (CONFIG_SCSI) [y] y
* SCSI support type (disk, tape, CDrom)
SCSI disk support (CONFIG_BLK_DEV_SD) [y] y
SCSI tape support (CONFIG_CHR_DEV_ST) [y] y
SCSI generic support (CONFIG_CHR_DEV_SG) [n] y
* Some SCSI devices (e.g. CD jukebox) support multiple LUNs
Probe all LUNs on each SCSI device (CONFIG_SCSI_MULTI_LUN) [n] n
* SCSI low-level drivers
Adaptec AHA152X support (CONFIG_SCSI_AHA152X) [y] y
Adaptec AHA1542 support (CONFIG_SCSI_AHA1542) [n] n
Adaptec AHA1740 support (CONFIG_SCSI_AHA1740) [n] n

(...then reply "n" to all other offered SCSI controllers).

[Note that depending on the usage you make of your TravelMate, you may wish to select only a subset of [disk, tape, CDROM, generic], or even no SCSI support at all.]

[The network device support should be configured depending on your setup. There is really nothing specific to the TravelMate here. Remember that if you intend to use a PCMCIA Ethernet card, then you need to turn off the all the network drivers except loopback and possibly dummy, PPP and SLIP. This is because the PCMCIA package comes with its own loadable drivers. Refer to the documentation that comes with the PCMCIA package.]


* character devices
Cyclades async mux support (CONFIG_CYCLADES) [n] n
Parallel printer support (CONFIG_PRINTER) [y] y
Logitech busmouse support (CONFIG_BUSMOUSE) [n] n
PS/2 mouse (aka "auxiliary device") support (CONFIG_PSMOUSE) [y] y
C&T 82C710 mouse port support (as on TI TravelMate) (CONFIG_82C710_MOUSE) [n] n
Microsoft busmouse support (CONFIG_MS_BUSMOUSE) [n] n
ATIXL busmouse support (CONFIG_ATIXL_BUSMOUSE) [n] n
QIC-02 tape support (CONFIG_QIC02_TAPE) [n] n
QIC-117 tape support (CONFIG_FTAPE) [n] n

Note that as stated above, the C&T 82C710 chip support should not be selected.

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